Monument record BNH 011 - Roman artefact scatter of pottery.

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Summary

"Roman site worked by Mrs Caton". Large quantity of pottery found mostly on surface.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8435 7941 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL87NW
Civil Parish BARNHAM, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1913-1919: Large quantity of pottery from surface mostly 'from about a quarter acre of the six acre field'.. She dug a trench about 6ft by 4ft by 4ft deep. Details of finds in (S3). Also iron auger or gouge, 11.75ins long and coin of Maximum (235-238). Includes details of flints from an adjoining site (6 BAT, 2 OLS, 18 chisel, 5 triangular borers, 1 bone borer (awl?), pot axes etc.
"Roman site worked by Mrs Caton". Pottery "C1-C5" (S1). One mile W of station : 12 coins (Commodus - Constantine II), Samian, glass, 'Belgic ware', roof and flue tiles (S2).
?Excavated by Mrs Caton circa 1920.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL87NW5.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card.
  • <S3> (No record type): PPSEA, 3, 1918-1922, 316-7.
  • <S4> Article in serial: A, A. Bryan. 1998. Windmill gazetteer for England.

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 15 2021 11:37AM

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