Monument record LKD 002 - Clamps Heath (Rom)

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Summary

Rectilinear cropmark system, pottery scatter found fieldwalking 1981 and coins found metal detecting.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7765 7057 (297m by 216m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish LACKFORD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Rectilinear cropmark system, whole field walked in 1981 and a few sherds of pottery found on the W side within the cropmark enclosure, including Nene Valley mortarium and C4 grey ware decorated flange. Quern fragment also noted (not kept)(S1).
Coins: five AD 310-337 found in the same area (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) and in the field to the W (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), where a gilded bronze oval brooch, missing the setting, and a bronze ? spatula were also found.
These were found with a metal detector (S2). Other detector finds have been mentioned from this field, further late Rom coins and LSax coins (S3).
1997: Pipeline evaluation revealed 2 ditches one of which may be part of the enclosure, for details see (S4)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Article in serial: Minter, F & Plouviez, J. 2015. Archaeology in Suffolk 2014.
  • <R1> (No record type): OS, AP 76/060/171 - 172.
  • <S1> (No record type): Plouviez J, SAU, fieldwalking notes 1981 (lost in burglary 1981).
  • <M1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. AP: CUCAP AVT 38, AVT 40.
  • <S2> (No record type): Stimson D, 1983.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: description, drawing.
  • <S3> (No record type): Marston, G.. Marston G, 1977.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Plouviez J, SAU 1997.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Mar 9 2016 11:11AM

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