Monument record GSE 024 - Pit containing medieval pottery

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Pit exposed on top of Pakefield Cliff, containing C13 and C14 sherds.


Grid reference Centred TM 5365 8876 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Pit exposed on top of Pakefield Cliff, containing C13 and C14 sherds. Further finds "from topsoil on either side of feature", including tile fragments, animal bones, iron nails and probable iron spur. 836 sherds recovered in all, including grey coarse ware, some stoneware (S1). February 1996: NGR corrected from TM 537 894 to TM 5364 8876 after (S2). For other pits in same general location see GSE 028 & 029.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2).
  • <S1> (No record type): Durbidge P, " A Medieval Pit in Pakefield Cliffs", Lowestoft Arch and Nat Hist Soc, Annual Report, 2.
  • <S2> (No record type): Durbidge P, letter to SAU (Pendleton C) and annotated map, February 1996.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 24 2014 2:33PM

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