Monument record FRK 044 - North Street (Med)

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Summary

Metal detector finds of two C13 seal matrices.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6687 7241 (43m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67SE
Civil Parish FRECKENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s): Metal detector finds of two C13 seal matrices. One pointed oval shape. Fleur-de-lys with surrounding inscription `The seal of John Modi...'. The other circular & flat with pierced suspension lug. Central star-shaped design, with inscription `The seal of John Vinneton/Vinnecou'. Details in (S1)(S2).
Also from rest of small (circa 1 ha) field a silver half penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), a limited amount of Med (?not seen) pottery, and a twin perforated Rom coin (also listed under Rom).
1997: Also from whole field, coin Edward III(?) and Henry II penny (S3).
December 2000: Evaluation trenching in advance of woodland planting revealed an ESax pit on the north edge of the field. This contained ESax and Rom pottery + ESax pin and could possibly be a SFB. Other scattered features were either undated or Med. Mixed period finds were recovered from the surface. Details in (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2)(S3)(S4).
  • <S1> (No record type): EDARG per SAU (Pendleton C & Martin E), finds report, December 1995.
  • <S2> (No record type): EDARG per SAU ( Pendleton C, Plouviez J & Martin E), finds report, October 1995.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. King M (MADDC) per SAU (CP), Finds Report, April 1997.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. SCCAS, Caruth J, 2001/01, January 2001.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 12 2009 5:07PM

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