Monument record LKH 073 - Sandy Drove

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Summary

`Deep ploughing disclosed a Romano-British kiln of burnt clay, 250 yards from kiln noted in 1957 (LKH 019).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7271 8347 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

`Deep ploughing disclosed a Romano-British kiln of burnt clay, 250 yards from kiln noted in 1957 (LKH 019). Pottery included grey sherds with external rilling (4th century), and a colour-coated flat bowl. Rough plates with grass and finger-markings, 10-12 inches diameter, may have been supports. Outside the kiln were many pieces of thin bronze sheets, probably a box. (Grace, Lady Briscoe)'(S1)(S2)(S3)(R1).
For other pottery kilns in Lakenheath, see LKH 001, 011, 019, 061,& 062.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map, Lady G Briscoe entry, undated.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1961, PSIA, 29, 1961, (1), 98.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: map.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath Romano-British.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW1f.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 9 1988 12:00AM

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