Monument record ERL 048 - Lords Walk; Lakenheath Airfield (Iron Age)

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Occupation; coin hoard.


Grid reference Centred TL 7222 7969 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77NW


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Occupation; coin hoard.
Hoard (scattered) of 255 Iceni & 72 Republican coins, silver, from building site, found in summer of 1972. Probably deposited during revolt of AD 60/1 (S5).

A hoard of 327 Iron Age and Roman silver coins were found on a building site at Lord's Walk, Eriswell. (S1)

TL 723798. Iron Age and Romano-British pottery sherds were found at Lord's Walk near the site of the coin hoard (TL 77 NW 36). Now in Ipswich Museum, Acc No 1974-134. (S2)

The coin hoard is dated to AD 60/1 and consisted of 255 Icenian and 72 Roman silver coins. List of the coins. (S3)

Adjacent area excavated, enclosure ditch, pits and single grave (extended inhumation). Pottery hand-made, sand and chaff temper - late IA (S4).

See also Bronze Age Record and ERL 054.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Britannia. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 301 4, 1973.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1974. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1974. XXXIII.2, pp. 212–224..
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: British Museum. 1984. Coin Hoards from Roman Britain 4. Coin Hoards from Roman Britain, 4, BM Occasional Paper, 1984, Chapter 1.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: West S E,. 1982. ERL 048 draft excavation report. West S E, draft excavation report, 1982.
  • <S5> Personal Correspondence: 1984. Burnett A, letter of April 27, 1984. Burnett A, letter of April 27, 1984.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Jan 26 2021 3:24PM

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