Monument record COV 155 - Roman well and pottery, Covehithe Cliff
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|Grid reference||TM 5305 8205 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (4)
April 1890: Another well/pit/feature with timber board lining and ties (similar to ones seen at Covehithe, COV Misc, in 1870-1875 and at Easton Bavents, EBV Misc, in 1888) discovered with quantity of broken pottery. "Situated under, or very nearly under, the extemity of the road which ends there abruptly at the edge of the cliff", "the beach is said to have been strewed with it" (pottery). Author gives theory of boundary shafts and dates as Rom (S1).
More probably Med in light of description and finds since (JCO ? 1976)(S3) and see COV 005.
Grid reference altered OS (S4).
1988: Site now totally destroyed by continued cliff erosion. Also listed under Med.
Formerly recorded as COV MISC
- <S1> SSF50042 Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 7, 1891, (3), 304.
- <S2> SSF54455 Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 304.
- <S3> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Covehithe (Med)(or RB), undated.
- <S4> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM58SW2.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
May 22 2018 5:09PM