Monument record IKL 094 - Kiln Field

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Summary

Part of large scheduled Rom site IKL 020 & 093.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7867 7188 (136m by 198m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Part of large scheduled Rom site IKL 020 & 093. Area centred (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s): "Many pieces of ironwork, keys, locks, iron combs. Top of stone quern. All at farm (Major Lucas). GB [Grace Briscoe]" (S1)(S2). These include "(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) Romano-British iron comb, 9 ins long, with two-pronged handle (Lady Briscoe)(Mildenhall Museum)" (S2)(S3)(S4). See IKL 020 for further iron wool comb from same field. The Lucas bequest is now in MIHLM.
1982: Possible major temple bronze hoard ('Icklingham hoard' or 'Icklingham treasure') from circa (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) includes figurines: bronze leopard with inlaid (silver?) spots; bronze ?Vulcan and bearded bust (possibly from statue?); a bronze young male statue (?) head with silvered eyes & perforated neck, a bronze bearded head with empty eye sockets also possibly from statue; 4 bronze `masks' - faces with empty eye sockets, 2 bearded, one female and one thicker & heavier (?) unbearded male with perforated neck (possibly from statue?); ornate bronze tripod stand; 2 fragments of bronze `collar'; 2 `Thracian helmet' style objects, one with top perforation; 2 iron bells, one bronze covered; 2 iron `mudguards', "two, or three feet long" (S5). Photographs in parish file. Further details in confidential file.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> (No record type): MIHLM, correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, October 1951.
  • <M1> (No record type): Photographs: ASS (negatives of prints obtained from BM).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77SE13.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Press cutting & (S5).
  • <M3> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1958, PSIA, 28, 1958, (1), 92.
  • <S4> (No record type): Briscoe Lady G, note on loose sketch map in 1958 diary, May.
  • <M4> (No record type): G Briscoe archive: sketch map & note.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, photographs ASS (negatives of prints obtained from BM).
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.

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Record last edited

Jun 26 2009 9:59AM

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