Monument record RKN 008 - Allwood Green; Common Barn

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Summary

Rom pottery kiln site on field N of Common Barn, Allwood Green, found during deep ploughing in September 1959.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0395 7226 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07SW
Civil Parish RICKINGHALL INFERIOR, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Rom pottery kiln site on field N of Common Barn, Allwood Green, found during deep ploughing in September 1959. C Cook, ploughman, reported five black patches on this field to Basil Brown, who visited site and found pottery sherds, including Samian ware. During excavation one circular pedestal kiln was revealed and three other areas described as "hearths" by B Brown. The pottery found was C1, C2 and kiln fabric was also recovered together with a few bronze fragments. Pottery in Ipswich Museum. The field appears to have a series of pits in it and the pottery kiln was found in one of these (S1)(S2)(S3)(S4).

No trace and no further information. (S5)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XII, 82,104-106; LXXIII, 39,42,46,58-63; card index 306.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1959, (2), 166.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 959-284, 1959.
  • <S4> (No record type): IPSMG, field plans, M111, M151.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 NKB 21-NOV-73.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 28 2021 2:03PM

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