Monument record WLN 019 - OS 4900 (field no.)

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Summary

January 1992: fieldwalked prior to proposed pipeline.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4750 7093 (77m by 112m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM47SE
Civil Parish WESTLETON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

January 1992: fieldwalked prior to proposed pipeline. Grass covered, no earthworks but has been ploughed. Mole action exposed scatter/s of Med pottery (also see WLN 020). Extent of visible scatter circa 50/60m. Finds listed as 3 rim and 8 body sherds Med coarseware, 1 body sherd Med glazed. Range C13/C14. Possibly part of scatter WLN 020 (S1).
January 1993: As small-scale test excavation, funded by Anglian Water, was undertaken on a 10m wide pipe trench. No archaeological features were found, but 124 Med potsherds of C13 & C14 were recovered, probably not in situ finds but result of hill wash (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, summary fieldwalking report, January 1992, map.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> (No record type): Excavation report, January 1993.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Nov 11 1993 12:00AM

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