Monument record WSF 038 - Three circular hut (?) sites with hearths (pottery fragments in hearth no.

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Summary

Three circular hut (?) sites with hearths (pottery fragments in hearth no.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0195 7433 (100m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07SW
Civil Parish WATTISFIELD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Three circular hut (?) sites with hearths (pottery fragments in hearth no.2) found by J Blake, deep ploughing, 1941 on field 295. Ploughing in 1954, Blake refound the first three sites and two more while he and Basil Brown excavated. The huts were surrounded with clay and there was evidence of gravel floors. The two hearths were sunken. No full description or sketches of the pottery are given in the archive (S1).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index, map.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, VIII, 22; LV, 7; XCIII, 17; XCVII, 41; card index 409; map 23a.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: site plans (2)(B Brown).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 5 2008 10:52AM

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