Monument record TYY 029 - Concentration of burnt flint and excavated features

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Summary

Fieldwalking located a concentration of burnt flint. Evaluation trenching and later excavation located IA (Preh), Rom, Sax and Med features and pottery. Summary from record TYY 029: Part of field system and features probably associated with TYY 027 excavated in late 1999. Summary from record TYY 029: Large NW-SE ditch with connecting SW-NE field boundary/ies.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 280 355 (137m by 117m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish TRIMLEY ST MARY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (11)

Full Description

1998: Fieldwalking assessment located large (c.150m by 50m) spread of burnt flints plus seven worked flint flakes. Details in (S1).

March 1999: Evaluation trenching located IA (Prehistoric) and Med features and pottery (S2).

Summer/Autumn 1999: Full excavation revealed Prehistoric(?) ditch and finds. Details in (S2)(S3) and to follow. Also regular group of undated postholes and ditch - possible IA or Rom?
One of several similar spreads of burnt flints found in survey - see TYY 026, 028, 030 & 031.

Description from record TYY 029:
March 1999: Evaluation trenching located 'IA' (preh) and Med features and pottery (S1).
Summer/Autumn 1999: Open area excavation (c.2, 500 sq m). Series of ditches recorded and occasional pit with LSax(?) and Med material. Also complex group of Undated postholes, does not appear as a recognisable building - small fenced pens? (S2)(S3).

Description from record TYY 029:
Large NW-SE ditch with connecting SW-NE field boundary/ies. Possibly related to undated parallel ditches and boundaries and structured post hole settings. Details in (S1).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. SCCAS, Newman J, March 1999.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2)(S3).
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2)(S3).
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Abbot, C.. 1998. Archaeological Evaluation at Blofield Hall, Trimley St Mary.
  • <S2> (No record type): SCCAS, Newman J, March 1999.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SCCAS, Sommers M, Assessment Report 2000/46, 2000.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 9 2018 11:34AM

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