Monument record MNL 066 - Rookery Farm, Beck Row.
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 690 786 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
|Civil Parish||Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk|
Type and Period (1)
Roman pottery scatter.
`Rookery Farm, Beck Row (TL 690 785). Ploughing revealed Romano-British sherds, colour-coated ware with barbotine decoration, a large amphora handle and a fragment of red deer antler (Grace, Lady Briscoe)' (S4,S5,S6). Findspot recorded as TL 690 786 on OS card (S2), but clearly TL 6910 7860 (centring on) on original Briscoe map (S1).
In 1972 no evidence of Rom habitation found in the area (TL 690 786?), though farmer has found Rom occupation debris at these sites (S2). In 1987, area fieldwalked for Fenland Survey, found only slight traces of Rom material from TL 691 786 area (S3).
From NHRE Record:
TL 690785. A scatter of Romano-british potsherds, including an amphora handle, teeth of a horse and cow and a portion of red deer antler were found after ploughing. (S6-S8)
- <S1> SSF11248 Cartographic materials: Lady G Briscoe. 1960, 1961. MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE6D.
- <S3> SSF6326 Excavation archive: Pendleton C. 1990. Fenland Survey Archive. SAU, Pendleton C, Fenland Survey Archive, 1987.
- <S4> SSF56006 Article in serial: Smedley, N. and E. J. Owles. 1961. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1961. XXIX.1, pp. 91–102..
- <S5> SSF50070 Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Romano-British, 1961.
- <S6> SSF1542 Article in serial: M. D. Cra'ster, Grace Briscoe, C. F. Tebbutt and D. F. Renn. 1962. Archaeological Notes..
- <S7> SSF59840 Map: Ordnance Survey. OS 6" 1959.
- <S8> SSF16364 Bibliographic reference: Phillips C W. 1970. The Fenland in Roman Times.
- <S9> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Dec 10 2020 12:38PM