Monument record FSF 041 - Home Farm Cottage site and associated artefacts

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Site of Home Farm Cottage; with associated medieval - post medieval pottery and metal artefact scatter including musket balls, a damaged arrowhead and 17 silver coins (?hoard) of c17th Century date


Grid reference Centred TM 2869 7826 (105m by 115m)
Map sheet TM27NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Site of Home Farm Cottage; with medieval - post medieval pottery and metal artefact and coin scatter

Cottage, now demolished, marked on the OS 1:10560 map at TM 2873 7824. The site is marked by a spread of C16-C19 pottery, which merges with an earlier Med scatter to the north, see Med (S1).

Medieval artefact scatter includes copper alloy buckle, incomplete; iron socketed arrow head, damaged, see sketch. Post medieval finds include numerous musket balls, two 16th-17th C copper alloy double buckles, an unspecified quantity of late 17th C - modern copper alloy coins; and 17 silver coins of Elizabeth, James I and Charles I "with abnormally high number of shillings, probably a small hoard", see list (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: fieldwalking & finds reports sheets.
  • <S1> Finds Report: Hardy M J,. 1991. Fieldwalking reports. Hardy M J, 1991.
  • <S2> Finds Report: Plouviez, J. & Martin, E.. 1997. SCCAS Finds Report: Fressingfield (FSF 041).

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 6 2021 9:44PM

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