Monument record CDD 022 - Vicarage Farm (IA)

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Summary

Various IA coins and pottery found metal detecting and features found during excavation . see details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1235 5460 (526m by 346m)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish CODDENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Metal detector finds: bronze coin, probably Trinovantian - obverse: blank, reverse : stylised horse to right (S1).
Further coins: gold quarter stater, Mack 270 (Trinovantian ? Addedomaros); gold quarter stater, unknown type (similar to Sussex Geometrics - Mach 38 but with Apollo head motif, suggested later half of C1 BC); gold stater, Mack 27a (Gallo Belgic E); silver Iceni Boar Horse Allen type B and bronze of Cunobelin (S1)(S2)(S3). Further details on coins in (S4)(S5). Excavation of a small area revealed shallow features containing IA and ESax pottery.
1991: LIA/Rom brooch pin and spring (from Nauheim derivative type?)(S1).
1993?: Ancient forgery of Van Allen 1635-1/Mack 268 (find 2664)(S6).
February 1999: Magnetometer survey by Peter Cott. For results (minimal) see (S7).
2003: Geophysical survey followed by part excavation of site revealed preh pottery, pit/s and post hole/s (recorded as IA). Details in SCCAS Report 2003/66.
1989 Excavation (S8)
Also Preh, Rom, Med & PMed & Un.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> (No record type): Cummings D & Murrell P (IMDC), 1988, 1991, drawing.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report, (S4) & (S5), drawing.
  • <S2> (No record type): BM, Burnett A, letter about unknown type, 1988.
  • <M2> (No record type): Photograph: BLC 19-20.
  • <S3> (No record type): Gregory T, NAU, letter about unknown type, 1988.
  • <S4> (No record type): Archibald M M, Coins Found at Coddenham, ms, May 1989.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, map.
  • <S6> (No record type): Inst of Archaeol, letter to SAU (JN), May 1993.
  • <S7> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. Cott P J, Geophysics Survey Report, PJC/45, February 1999, ill.
  • <S8> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 37(1) 1989 p72.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 3 2017 2:03PM

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