Monument record HWT 012 - The Angel Site (LEM 1)

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Summary

Fieldwork and excavations by Halesworth Museum between 1988 and 2000 located a series of pits, postholes, hearths, possible pottery kiln and remains of a medieval house and associated artefacts.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3868 7742 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM37NE
Civil Parish HALESWORTH, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

1989 (trench LEM 1): On a site next to the new access road a succession of earthen floors was discovered, together with post holes and hearths, indicating a sequence of buildings and a pit used to cast lead fishing weights (S5). These start in the C12 and continue through to a timber-framed cottage that survived until about 40 years ago (S1)(S2).
June - October 1993 (trench LEM2): series of pits and posible pottery kiln with kiln bar, wasters, etc (S3).
2000 (trench LEM.3.2000): series of pits, kiln stoke hole(?), kiln wasters etc (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> (No record type): Fordham M E, Halesworth Archaeology 1 : excavations on the Angel site 1989 (typescript).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1989, PSIA, 37, 1990, (2).
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Fordham M, Halesworth Archaeology 5: Excavation on the Angel site, 1993.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Fordham M, Halesworth Archaeology 6: Excavation on the Angel site, 2000.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Volume 37; Part 2; p. 159.

Finds (9)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Feb 4 2011 4:16PM

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