Monument record GSE 034 - Roman pit exposed in Pakefield cliffs

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Summary

1995: Rom pit(?), circa three feet deep and nearly seven feet across, exposed by cliff collapse.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5367 8892 (50m by 50m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish GISLEHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Rom pit(?), circa three feet deep and nearly seven feet across, exposed by cliff collapse towards the end of April 1995. Subsequently an excavation of a seven foot square sample area on the surviving cliff top was excavated by Paul Durbidge (et al?). Details in (S1).
For Rom black layer some 60 feet to the N, see GSE 031.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> (No record type): Durbidge P (LALHS), `The Grey Filled Hollow or Pit', Ann Rep LALHS, 1996/7, 8-9.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 18 2014 9:32AM

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