Monument record LKH 029 - Roman Field

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Summary

Patches of black soil, with large stones and much IA pottery found deep ploughing (S1)(R1)(S2).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7283 8298 (405m by 939m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Patches of black soil, with large stones and much IA pottery found deep ploughing (S1)(R1)(S2). 17 patches excavated by Grace Briscoe (S3). Finds similar to LKH 014 scatters, pottery with "rounded shoulders, flat topped rims and finger print decoration on rim and shoulder", includes MIA scored ware?
Some of these patches appear to have been on Sahara field - `inspected Sahara & found more black spots with sherds, bones & stones in the middle of the strip between Beaker site (LKH 013) & Elder Tree' (S2, Dec 8,9). Further details in G Briscoe archive.
Within multi period site LKH 072.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <R1> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map, Jan 1954 entry.
  • <M1> (No record type): G Briscoe archive: diary.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW21.
  • <S2> (No record type): Briscoe Lady G, diary, 1953, Nov 26, Dec 8, 9, 22.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: map (stolen Autumn 1981), map (1988).
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath IA.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Volume 27, part 1, page 43.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 4 2015 4:06PM

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