Monument record HVH 024 - A604 Haverhill Bypass (Rom)

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Summary

September 1993: Rom and IA features were located on the W side of the stripped land for the A604 bypass.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 656 449 (100m by 85m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL64SE
Civil Parish HAVERHILL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

September 1993: Rom and IA features were located on the W side of the stripped land for the A604 bypass. These comprised ditches, which ran E-W across the width, a broad shallow hollow, a few shallow features, a pit and a semi-circular gully. Towards the bottom of the slope was a 30cm layer of silty hillwash containing 1st century IA and Rom pottery (S1)(S2). Details in site archive.
1995: Metal detecting to W of road extended area of Rom finds which include 22 Rom coins, a chatelaine (probably for suspending toilet implements), a small tapered bronze shaft (use & date unknown) and a few sherds of pottery. Details and drawings in (S3). Also Rom(?) flat plate disc brooch from adjoining area to N - see HVH 028 (Med).
Also IA.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Caruth J, excavation archive, 1993.
  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, Archaeol in Suffolk, 1993, Excavations, forthcoming.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file (S3).
  • <S3> (No record type): Goff R pre SAU (Plouviez J), finds report & Rom coin ID sheet, August 1995, ill.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Apr 18 1996 12:00AM

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