Monument record EXG 122 - Roman burials found in a gravel pit

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Summary

Burials found in a gravel pit, up to 18 inches deep, between 1832 and 1834 (?Rom)(S3). Formerly recorded as EXG MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 62 64 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL66SW
Civil Parish NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Burials found in a gravel pit, up to 18 inches deep, between 1832 and 1834 (?Rom)(S3). Finds include 6 vessels containing burnt bone, sherds coarse black ware, spearheads (see BA), arrowhead (see BA), glass bead necklace, bronze bracelet, glass bottle, bronze rings etc. Finds purchased by Davy (R1)(S3). Further details in (S3).
Cinerary urn containing nails, burnt bones (R3).
Indented beaker containing burnt bone (S1)).
Some possible confusion between these finds and BA hoard (see Misc BA).

Formerly recorded as EXG MISC

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): Suffolk Illustrated (Fitch Colln), 12.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1920-50.13, 1920.
  • <R2> (No record type): Arch J, 57, 1900, 142.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVIII, 88.
  • <R3> (No record type): BM, 53.9.8.15.
  • <S3> (No record type): Davy D E, `A Journal of Excusions through the County of Suffolk 1823- 1844', Suff Rec Soc, 1982, 24,.
  • <R4> (No record type): Moore, 1948 (ill).

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 11 2018 4:00PM

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