Monument record COV 001 - Covehithe Cliff (PMed)

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Summary

Med sherds recovered from cliff face: corded grey handle and side sherds, green and brown glazed sherds including handle.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 529 823 (101m by 209m)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Med sherds recovered from cliff face: corded grey handle and side sherds, green and brown glazed sherds including handle. Deposits of ash found, 1969. Information from Lowestoft Archaeological and Local History Society to Ipswich Museum (S2).
Some dozen sherds, probably C13, found in peat on the beach about midway between Covehithe and the lake to the N. Given to Ipswich Museum by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(through Norwich Castle Museum)(S3). Two wells with barrel bottoms. Cobbles on surface (1976)(S4). Information, perhaps from LAS, or (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S5).
Med and PMed pottery scatter from cliff top path found and retained by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Identified by A Gregory, NAU (S1)(S2).
Fieldwalking N part of field produced Med - PMed sherds from area adjacent to cliff features (COV 001). Field ploughed and rolled, blown and not good visibility. Appears slightly darker in area of pot scatter. Late PMed debris thinly scattered to W (S5).
See also COV 005. For more information on wells found earlier in this area please see EBV Misc.
Also see BA, IA, Rom, Sax & Med.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: site report, 1982, location map, 1982.
  • <S1> (No record type): Higgins D, 1982.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Covehithe Medieval, 1969.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1971-66, 1971.
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU (JP), SMR card.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU (JP), site report, March 1982.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 3 2009 9:50AM

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