Monument record WSF 004 - Beech Tree Farm (Rom)

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Rom pottery making kiln found in ploughing.


Grid reference Centred TM 0122 7493 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM07SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Rom pottery making kiln found in ploughing. Circular kiln, 4 feet in diameter with central pedestal. Three complete pots found with many sherds, C2-C3. First excavation by Basil Brown, F J Watson and J Moore during December 1959; excavation of stokehole by Smedley, Owles and Brown, March 1960. Cutting from EADT, 15th March 1960, includes photograph of totally excavated kiln (S1)(S2)(S3) (S4).
Grid reference as given by IPSMG - no references given in Basil Brown notebooks. Also Med find.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XII, 117-119,127,128; LX, 15; XC, 108-110; card index 417.
  • <R1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 959-285, 1959.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, West S E, SMR card.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1959, (2), 167.
  • <S4> (No record type): IPSMG, plan M115,.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology. 1957. Council for British Archaeology Group 7: Bulletin of archaeological discoveries.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 28 2021 4:17PM

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