Monument record TNG 014 - Park Farm Quarry; Dovehouse Park (Tithe) (Rom)

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Summary

October 1991: Rom ?industrial oven etc.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 423 729 (187m by 139m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM47SW
Civil Parish THORINGTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

October 1991: Rom ?industrial oven etc., revealed in gravel diggings (S1). Salvage excavation followed removal of up to 1m of topsoil/subsoil. Features identified due to dark, fine, rich fill (Preh & light filled features probably missed) including two ditches with quantities of Rom pottery, & various smaller pits. Further isolated features including pit with `baked clay bricks', probably the remains of a pottery kiln producing grey ware jars and another with baked clay fragments. Finds include a few sherds (single vessels?) of Samian and rough cast beaker, one coin (undateable) and mainly C1-C2 coarse pottery (S3).
Note located in dog leg in? Rom road line - TNG 011, finds noted as 2 boxes Rom pottery & 3 boxes baked clay (S2).
Also IA.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, October 1991.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, site report & map, TNG 014, November 1991.
  • <M2> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Plouviez J, finds notes, 1992.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 26 2012 4:00PM

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