Monument record LMD 117 - 12 Meeting Field

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Summary

Observation (watching brief) of a house extension footing trench identified a Roman pit, at least 1.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8604 4530 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL84NE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Observation (watching brief) of a house extension footing trench identified a Roman pit, at least 1.7m deep which cut a possible large linear feature (no finds recovered from this) in the top of which there was a gravel layer, possibly a laid surface, or dump layer. Pottery from the pit included sherds of Antonine samian, amphora and grey wares (S1).
Within the known area of Rom settlement.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, 1997.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Field report.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 27 1997 12:00AM

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