Monument record STN 029 - High Lodge, Santon Downham, (Prehistoric)

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Summary

Iron Age pottery from site of 1930s labour camp. Also flakes of Mesolithic? to Iron Age date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8108 8508 (199m by 271m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL88NW
Civil Parish SANTON DOWNHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site of 1930s labour camp -see Post Medieval record.

October 1991: South portion lightly rotavated. Fieldwalking located 6 burnt flints (?date), 1 patinated flake (Prehistoric) and two sherds Prehistoric flint tempered pottery (possibly Iron Age) from TL 8112 8508 and 8107 8502 (S1).

Note other Iron Age finds from High Lodge Hill to South - see STN 008.

2013: Flint flakes found metal detecting, (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C. 1991. Site report, STN 029. SAU, Pendleton C, site report, STN 029, October 1991, map.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. SF-5FC664.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 18 2020 2:36PM

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