Monument record WYB 010 - Shotford Heath pit

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Romano-British? Found during excavation at Shotford Heath pit. Fragment of base of large vessel in very coarse grey/buff pottery (handmade ?).


Grid reference Centred TM 247 814 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM28SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Romano-British? Shotford Heath pit, fragment of base of large vessel in very coarse grey/buff pottery (handmade ?). A flange, formed by cutting into the side, causes the base to project beyond the walls of the vessel. Found by workmen operating an excavator on the pit face. Said to have been found at a depth of 10 feet, but more probable that it slipped from a higher level when the face was disturbed by the excavator (S1).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Article in serial: Smedley, N. and F. A. Aberg. 1957. Archaeology in Suffolk, PSIAH, Volume XXVII Part 3 (1957). 185.
  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, 957-8, 1957.

Finds (1)

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 10 2021 10:39AM

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