Monument record EWL 004 - Danby's gravel pit

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Summary

"Spread of C1 pottery sherds", probably on parish boundary with Wetherden - Ipswich Museum gives grid reference TL 990 627.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 995 627 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TL96SE
Civil Parish ELMSWELL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

"Spread of C1 pottery sherds", probably on parish boundary with Wetherden - Ipswich Museum gives grid reference TL 990 627.
Eighteen sherds of Rom pottery with two worked flints, are held in the Basil Brown archive and labelled "Danby's Pit - Woolpit" but these probably came from Danby's Pit, Elmswell (S3).
Bronze strip or band decorated with incised lines and ring and dot motif found in gravel from Danby's Pit 6 July 1959. Seen by Basil Brown who thought it Rom or possibly IA and sketched by him (S4).
Investigations and IA "C" pottery (ie Belgic pottery) reported by Basil Brown in August, September, 1959. Sketch on back of his map not labelled but may refer, location points for two hearths and a ditch (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive : volume, card index, map.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1959, 167.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 959-231, 1959.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Carnegie S, 1987.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XII, 70; card index 460; map 80.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 17 1993 12:00AM

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