Monument record BSE 001 - Gainsborough Road (Rom)

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Summary

Two cremations, ? late C1-C2.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8369 6414 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86SW
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Two cremations, ? late C1-C2. Found in excavation of an area 25 x 10 feet following surface finds of buff ware sherds. Found at base of 2 foot red loam layer overlying boulder clay.
Cremation 1: wide mouthed jar, `blackware', with 2 horizontal grooves. Heavily burnt bone, possibly adolescent or young adult female. Cremation 2: medium mouthed jar, `blackware' associated small handmade "unguent" pot. Heavily burnt bone, unidentifiable.
See also BA.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XI, 121 (cutting from BFP 29.4.1955).
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy PSIA article.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86SW2.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume.
  • <M3> (No record type): Microfilm: (S4).
  • <S3> (No record type): Edwardson A R, PSIA, 27, 1956, (2), 89-90.
  • <S4> (No record type): BSEMH, 6 inch record map, 44 NW, A R Edwardson entry, 21/4/1955.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 1:41PM

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