Monument record WTH 011 - Hales Farm Barn Development, Haverhill (Withersfield) (BA)

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Summary

LBA scatter, enclosure and pits etc.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 661 468 (221m by 258m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL64NE
Civil Parish WITHERSFIELD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

January 1992: scatter of 11 sherds `IA' (actually LBA) pottery found during 20m gridded fieldwalking survey, spread over whole field surface. Details in parish file (S1). Trial trenching recommended.
September 1998: Trial trenched evaluation located series of LBA features (also undated features) & pottery (examined and dated by Matt Brudenell, March 2009) details in (S2),
For LBA hoard (see WTH 012) from within area of scatter (S2).
2000: open area excavation (in terrible conditions) prior to housing identified part of small sub-rectangular enclosure surrounding or adjoining (the report fails to locate the findspot) hoard findspot. The part excavated enclosure ditches contained small amount of plain flint-gritted pottery (LBA - M Brudenell), a small number of flint implements and a decorated (possibly MBA) large bronze pin. A series of pits and field boundary ditches to the south were partially excavated. Details in (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, fieldwalking archive, January/February 1992, maps etc..
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. Sommers M, SCCAS Evaluation Report 98/70, October 1998, ill.
  • <S3> Excavation archive: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Excavation Report. SCCAS, Bales E & Topham-Smith C, No 2002/21, ill.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 3:19PM

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