Monument record BTM 026 - Chalk Hill Chalk Quarry

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Summary

Claim that a Roman villa had been discovered in chalk quarry, complete with mosiac floor/s, and had been destroyed (secretly) by the workings.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 711 721 (269m by 277m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish BARTON MILLS, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

October 1997: Report (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) by woman whose father had worked at Chalk Hill lime pit and who claimed that a Roman villa had been discovered there, complete with mosiac floor/s, and had been destroyed (secretly) by the workings (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Mildenhall & District Detector Club. King M (MADDC) per SAU (CP), October 1997.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2012 11:22AM

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