Monument record LCS 009 - Medieval artefact scatter of pottery, much of it heavily burnt.

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Summary

`Masses' of dark pottery (?Med), much of it heavily burnt.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4534 6353 (51m by 51m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`Masses' of dark pottery (?Med), much of it heavily burnt. Found on field surface by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S1). Further pottery noticed in an area `about half a football pitch', and smaller patches of pale clay resulting from deeper ploughing. Finder suggests clay areas definitely not natural (S1). January 1993: Scatter (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) including 1 rim Thetford type ware, 3 body sherds EMed coarseware, 18 rim, 7 base, 1 handle & 78 body sherds Med coarseware, 2 body sherds Med glazed ware, 1 fragment daub & (Med?) iron knife. Also 1 Rom(?) body sherd & PMed brick & tile, bronze crotal(?) bell and 1 lead musket ball (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): Barker, G.. Barker G, July 1990.
  • <S2> (No record type): Barker, G.. Barker G per SAU (Newman J), finds ID record, January 1993, map.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:44PM

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