Monument record LKH 024 - New Fen; Joist Fen, Lakenheath

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`A large portion of a flat bowl, rim diameter 16 inches, depth 5.


Grid reference Centred TL 6969 8564 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL68NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`A large portion of a flat bowl, rim diameter 16 inches, depth 5.5 inches' of ... pink gritted ware. `Exterior rilled all over, and there is a wide flange with bold cursive decoration' (S1,S2).

Found on line of strip of light soil - clay and chalk running SE-NW, shown by excavation to be black gault which dries a lighter colour. Further potsherds and two oyster shells found.

Further information & sketch & sketch maps in Grace Briscoe archive (S3).

Further information in Not to Publish Tab (SCCAS staff only).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and G. W. P. Jarvis. 1956. Archaeology in Suffolk 1956. Archaeol in Suff, 1956, PSIA, 27, 1956, (2), 115.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath New Fen RB, 1956.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. Briscoe Lady G, diary, 1956, June 1,7,11,22,23,24.
  • <S4> Map: Crocker, A. J.. 1956. Annotated Record Map. ?.
  • <S5> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL68NE4.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 17 2020 1:03PM

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