Monument record IKL 035 - Roman artefact scatter of pottery, metalwork, chalk rubble and plaster. (Rom)

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Summary

Rom scatter including pottery, metalwork, chalk rubble and plaster.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 747 737 (428m by 213m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1969: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), Rom (`& mainly Sax') scatter "found on similar site" (to scatter found "in an area disturbed by the N sea gas pipeline")(S1). 1971: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), "One small sherd of `Romano-Saxon' ware, orange fabric with a circular raised boss and group of smaller circular indentations, found on plough-soil with a scatter of late Rom sherds..." (S2)(S3)(S4). 1976: `3 "bags" R-B pot, plaster, shell & material' found on surface by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S11).
Jan 1977: Possible Rom iron masonry chisel 15.2 cms long and coin of Constantine II (AD 330-335) handed in by(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Returned to finder (unnamed). Finds from recently ploughed land (see 1980 survey map). Chalk rubble and plaster also reported as "coming up in rabbit scrapes" (S5). Nov & Dec 1980: RB field walking survey by J Plouviez located large scatter of worked flint, IA, Rom & ?Sax pottery. Main Rom concentration circa 30m x 30m to E of only ploughed field. Rest undisturbed grassland. Rom finds include grey ware, Nene Valley, Oxford colour coated, shell gritted, Samian, tile and daub (?date). Fragments and patches of chalky soil. See (S6) for details.
Circa 1981/2: Cauldron, fragmentary, sent to NWHCM for conservation. Handed in by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), finder not named (S7).
1983: Second cauldron "with iron axe, no findspot. (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)" (S8). Described as "Ae bowl fragments", with Rom pottery & iron hinges, said to have been found with (1981) cauldron above at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) - "close to or in river bank, all found in ? pit"(?). Donated to Moyses Hall by finder (S9). Coins also rumoured from this area (by metal detectors)(S10). See also IKL 095.
Also IA & Sax.

Sources/Archives (13)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Accession Register 37, R Mowat entry, January 1977.
  • <S1> (No record type): Tilbrook D, 1980.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1969, PSIA, 31, 1969, (3), 322.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: site reports, drawing of chisel (missing 1989).
  • <M2> (No record type): RB survey archive: field notes, sketch maps.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1971, PSIA, 32, 1971, (2), 209.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77SW10, 1975.
  • <S4> (No record type): CBA, Group 7 bulletin, 18, 1971, 15.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, Mowat R, site report IKL 35, Jan 1977.
  • <S6> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, RB survey, field notes & sketch maps, Nov & Dec 1980.
  • <S7> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, site report, June 1983.
  • <S8> (No record type): West S E, handwritten note with cauldron, undated.
  • <S9> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, site report IKL 035?, June 1983.

Finds (14)

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Aug 5 2013 4:28PM

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