Monument record GSE 028 - Pit containing medieval and post-medieval pottery

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Summary

1993: A second pit (see GSE 024 for first) exposed by coastal erosion of Pakefield cliffs.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5366 8880 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish GISLEHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1993: A second pit (see GSE 024 for first) exposed by coastal erosion of cliff. Partial(?) excavation followed revealing `an irregular pit approximately 5'9" by 3`8" and the feature terminates at approximately 3`8" down from the present ground surface...' Contents of feature include 865 Med and early PMed(?) sherds (31 part glazed) and 1 Rom sherd, 6 rough bricks, 2 peg tiles, oyster shells and animal bones. Details in (S1). Exact location corrected from TM 537 894 A to TM 5365 8880 after (S2). Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <S1> (No record type): Durbidge P, `Pakefield Cliff Finds', LALHS Annual Report, 26, 1993-1994, ill.
  • <S2> (No record type): Durbidge P, letter to SAU (Pendleton C) and annotated map, February 1996.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 24 2014 2:33PM

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