Monument record FML 002 - Framlingham Castle (Med)
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2863 6362 (51m by 50m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||FRAMLINGHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (6)
`It is understood that some years ago (i.e. pre 1954), during levelling operations on the bowling green.... A number of burials were found' (S1, p66).
March 1954: Inhumations found digging drainage trench.
March-April 1954: Excavations by Group Captain Knocker, confirmed cemetery and other features. Cemetery thought to be Saxon but probably Med, although underlays Tudor & modern main entrance path to castle. Features included two clay lined basins for melting lead, the footings of at least one stone building and LMed and Tudor pottery, glass etc. Details in (S1). Also note further burials found in 1972 (S2).
January-February 2002: Geophysical, cartographic and earthworks survey by English Heritage (S3)(S4).
- <S1> SSF10338 (No record type): Knocker, G.M.. Knocker Group Captain G M, `Excavations at Framlingham Castle 1954', PSIA, 27, 1956, 65-88.
- <S2> SSF50042 Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suffolk, PSIA, 32, 1972, 284.
- <S3> SSF50080 Unpublished document: English Heritage. Brown M, EH Survey Report, 24/2002, 2002, ill.
- <S4> SSF50080 Unpublished document: English Heritage. Martin L, EH Centre for Archaeology Report 89/2002, July 2002, ill.
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (3)
- Event - Survey: Earthworks Survey - English Heritage (Ref: ) (ESF18858)
- Event - Intervention: Excavated by Knocker Group Captain G M (Ref: Knocker Group Captain G M) (ESF15491)
- Event - Survey: Framlingham Castle, Geophysical Survey - English Heritage (Ref: Centre for Archaeology Report 89/2002) (ESF18857)
Record last edited
Jul 8 2003 1:51AM