Monument record FRK 044 - Find spot of Saxon brooch, pin and pottery, as well as possible Saxwon sunken featured building (Sax)

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Summary

Annular brooch fragment metal detected and excavated possible Early Saxon Sunken Featured Building.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 66870 72415 (55m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67SE
Civil Parish FRECKENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1997: Bronze annular brooch fragment metal detected from small field behind meadow, sketch in (S1).
December 2000: Evaluation trenching in advance of woodland planting revealed an ESax pit on the north edge of the field. This contained ESax and Rom pottery + ESax pin and could possibly be a SFB. Other scattered features were either undated or Med. Mixed period finds were recovered from the surface. Details in (S2).
Also Un (& PMed) occasional.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. King M (MADDC) per SAU (JP), finds report, June 1997, ill.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. SAU, Caruth J, SCCAS Report 2001/01, January 2001.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 25 2013 11:05AM

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