Monument record DUN 001 - Possible Roman settlement site with an artefact scatter of pottery and metalwork. (Rom)

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Summary

Possible settlement, ? circa 1 mile E of modern cliff line, status unknown, apparently relates to road pattern(?), few sherds in 1970 rampart ditch excavation (R11).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 480 703 (100m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM47SE
Civil Parish DUNWICH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Possible settlement, ? circa 1 mile E of modern cliff line, status unknown, apparently relates to road pattern(?), few sherds in 1970 rampart ditch excavation (R11). (Three sherds in IPSMG!)(S2). For further description and quotations from (R1) to (R7) please see (S1)
Collection by C Watling. Found 1730 onwards. Circa 40 coins etc in Dunwich Museum Collection (S2).
Suggested as possible siting of Sitomagus (S1)(R5)(R6)[although this is probably Knodishall].
1996: Large group of finds found detecting and sieving recent cliff collapse over circa 400m stretch below (to E). Greyfriars precinct (DUN 003) include four C3 and C4 coins. Details in (S4).
Also DUN Misc.

Sources/Archives (16)

  • <R1> (No record type): Lysons, .. Lysons, Mag Brit, 1730, 5, 191.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 32, 1970, (1), 25-37.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S4).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 304.
  • <R1> (No record type): Archaeological Journal, 35, 82.
  • <R2> (No record type): Society of Antiquaries, Minutes, 8, 67, manuscript.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1971-137, 1971.
  • <R3> (No record type): Suckling Reverend A, History of Suffolk, 2, 262.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 22, 1935, (2), 98.
  • <S4> (No record type): Piper J per SAU (JN, JP & EM), finds reports, Rom coin ID list, finds ID records.
  • <R4> (No record type): Archaeological Journal, 15, 155.
  • <R5> (No record type): Wright, Celt Rom Sax, 135.
  • <R6> (No record type): Journal of British Archaeological Association, 32, 216-217.
  • <R7> (No record type): Archaeological Journal, 35, 82.
  • <R8> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 7, 1890, (2), 238-240.
  • <R9> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 14, 1912, (3), 317.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Feb 4 2009 11:48AM

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