Monument record WTM 010 - Field E of Beans Lane (IA)

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Summary

IA occupation site found on field E of Beans Lane during pipeline trenching in 1955.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0900 7723 (50m by 50m) Centred on
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish WORTHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

IA occupation site found on field E of Beans Lane during pipeline trenching in 1955. Two 'hut sites' were revealed, one definitely IA and the other, with hearth, described by Basil Brown as 'possibly Saxon". Ditches in area contained black earth, burnt stones, flints including a slug type flint, and pottery sherds. The pottery is described as brownish black and some has finger tipping ornamentation (S1,S2,S3,S4)(R1).
A grid reference (TM 093 785) is given on OS and IPSMG cards and in PSIA, but all other relevant data shows correct location to be (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for NGR).
Also Sax.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE24.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, V, 121-123; LXXI, 150,151; XCVI, 56; card index 465; map 32.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index, map.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE36.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: site plan (B Brown).
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 27, 1956, (2), 118.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 30-NOV-73.
  • <S6> Map: Brown, B.. Annotated Record Map Corr 6".
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2022 11:58AM

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