Monument record GOS 007 - Anglian Water Pipeline

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Summary

September 1993: Pits containing (IA?) pottery exposed following (6m wide) topsoil strip, for Anglian Water pipeline.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1554 5603 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM15NE
Civil Parish GOSBECK, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

September 1993: Pits containing (IA?) pottery exposed following (6m wide) topsoil strip, for Anglian Water pipeline. Details in (S1). Excavation revealed two small pits, E-W ditch, large pit, possible small ditch, a shallow feature with flint/cobble layer at bottom, a grey loam filled feature (possible ditch), with finds of pot, animal bones, fired clay, burnt flint and flint. Pottery both hand-made and wheel-made, grog-tempered, LIA?, also some unstratified Med? (S2).
August 1998: Site extended following metal detector discovery of a bronze IA coin, a forgery of a `Norfolk Wolf' type Iceni (?) gold stater at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, Site Report, eptember 1993.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, (Martin E & Newman J), finds report and OP list, location plan.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. Last A & Plummer J per SAU (JP), finds report, November 1993.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 18 2009 4:34PM

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