Monument record AKE 024 - Watching Brief, identified Roman pottery

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Summary

Watching brief on construction of ponds revealed 5 sherds Rom greyware pottery. Later metal detcting (2003) revealed 2 silver med coins.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 15806 49293 (257m by 161m)
Map sheet TM14NE
Civil Parish AKENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

October 2000: WB on construction of ponds, nothing in ponds, area to east scraped for spoil disposal, examined after spoil had been moved and very soft, wet under foot. Small number (5) Rom greyware sherds, also few crumbs HM pottery, organic temper, ?IA/EAS, probably from scraped soil (S1).
Later metal detcting (2003) revealed 2 silver med coins. Also pmed silver coin. S2

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Article in serial: Brown, A., Martin, E.A. & Plouviez, J.. 2012. Archaeology in Suffolk 2011. XXXXII (4).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. SAU, Newman J, Watching Brief, October 2000.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. Minter, F., SCCAS. 2003.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2016 3:27PM

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