Monument record CAM 006 - Cavenham Brook

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Summary

Pottery and animal bone scatter, ditch or pond visible in side of stream, Cavenham Brook.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7657 7022 (147m by 215m)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish CAVENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1978: possible ditch or pond (large shallow feature) and a small cut feature (ditch or pit ? ) seen in the edge of a stream - Cavenham Brook. The stream has been recut in this area where there is also an old (PMed) weir. Features contained pottery, late C1 - C2, and animal bone (S1).
Further examination of the area produced scattered potsherds through the wooded area to the N and also to the E (see LKD 019)(S2).
Feb 2005: further pottery, including Oxford ware mortaria, and tile recovered from bed of stream at this point. Also numerous animal bones left in situ (David Stimson & Colin Pendleton).
Nov 2005: Hadham white slipped mortarium, Hadham redware (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, site report 1978 (lost in burglary 1981).
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: description and section 1978 - lost in burglary 1981.
  • <S2> (No record type): Stimson D, 1978-1979.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. Tester C, (SCCAS) Nov 2005.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2009 1:12PM

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