Monument record BTM 001 - Site of a Roman cremation burial and findspot of six Roman vessels.
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 712 739 (101m by 100m)|
|Civil Parish||BARTON MILLS, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Cremation burial. Grave group discovered during enlargement of small pond in garden. Six vessels - a large coarse grey pot with the cremated bones of a young person; a samian dish stamped ATILIANFC (C2); two yellowish globular pots, one with handle; a heavy black platter and the lower half of a thin walled castor cup, ornamented with rows of rouletting (S1). Basil Brown has cutting from East Anglian Daily Times, 11 May 1957 which gives photograph of the pottery and says the finder was (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S3). Marked on OS map (S4).
Exact location of pond needs checking - note the only pond shown on the OS map of circa 2005 is further south
Note: undated inhumation BTM 037 within (?) 100m to SW.
- --- SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- <S1> SSF55968 Article in serial: Smedley, N. and F. A. Aberg. 1957. Archaeology in Suffolk 1957.
- <S2> SSF50070 Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card.
- <S3> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, LXIV, 27.
- <S4> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS card TL77SW18 (Briscoe).
- <S5> SSF11207 Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Feb 23 2021 3:17PM