Monument record EXG 028 - Windmill Hill

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Summary

Two inhumation burials found when excavating house footings.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6265 6589 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL66NW
Civil Parish NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Two inhumation burials found when excavating house footings. Grave 1: E - W, mostly destroyed. No reported grave goods. Grave 2: E - W, complete. Iron spearhead, shield boss, knife, stud, small bronze fragments (S1).
See also EXG 005, probable mislocation of previous finds from this cemetery
May 1998: After monitoring extensive footings at The Highlands, on two occasions (1996/1998) no further burials were found (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk 1983, PSIA, 1984, (4), 322.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <M2> (No record type): Photographs: ANR 1-8.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. Caurth J, SAU, Monitoring Report, 98/95, May 1998.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 8 2020 3:57PM

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