Monument record LKH 030 - Caudle Head; Lakenheath Airfield

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Summary

1924: Rom sherds (also IA?), blown glass, animal bones and a bronze strip were found by C S Leaf & T C Lethbridge around and to the N of Caudle Head (S1)(S2)(R3).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7328 8092 (176m by 147m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1924: Rom sherds (also IA?), blown glass, animal bones and a bronze strip were found by C S Leaf & T C Lethbridge around and to the N of Caudle Head (S1)(S2)(R3).
1943: Traces of palisading and spindle-whorls, burials, coins and pottery were found during airfield excavations at TL 733 808 (S1)(R1). Also querns (R2). Area marked as centreing at TL 7330 8093 on OS map (S3). 1951: Further finds of sherds & coin of Aurelian (AD 270-275) by workmen, reported 1951 (R1).
Part of large settlement scatter, see ERL 009 (coins & pottery), ERL 024 (skeleton & rim-sherd), ERL 023 (coffined inhumations & sherds), LKH 031 (sherds) and LKH 032 (coin)(S1)(R1).
Further information in G Briscoe archive?
July 1995: Mass of features identified in pipeline. Details to follow (S4).
For excavation of IA pit and small Rom ditches, and two burials within LKH 030, see LKH 114.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map, entries for 1950, 1951, 1953.
  • <M1> (No record type): G Briscoe archive:.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW27.
  • <S2> (No record type): Phillips C W, The Fenland in Roman Times, London, 1970, 243.
  • <R2> (No record type): Proc Cambs A S, 45, 1951, 66.
  • <R3> (No record type): Lethbridge, T.C.. Lethbridge T C.
  • <S3> (No record type): OS, 6 inch record map, TL 78 SW.
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU, Gill D, July 1995.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 29 1996 12:00AM

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