Monument record TNG 014 - Park Farm Quarry; Dovehouse Park (Tithe map); Thorington Park (IA)

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Summary

October/November 1991: Salvage excavation of area, of primarily Rom date, prior to gravel quarrying, but following removal of up to 1m of topsoil/ subsoil thus only substantial & dark filled features identifiable.

Location

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

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

October/November 1991: Salvage excavation of area, of primarily Rom date, prior to gravel quarrying, but following removal of up to 1m of topsoil/ subsoil thus only substantial & dark filled features identifiable. Preh (IA?) finds/features recorded as 1 pit with handmade pottery with flint fillers, a few unstratified Preh sherds, 2 scrapers and a few flakes (S1). A fairly wide scatter of hand made pottery, both flint and sand-tempered wares were found. Features included small pits and a pit containing a burnt clay feature - ?oven (S2).
Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (4)

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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 1 1992 12:00AM

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