Monument record ERL 114 - Former Hospital Car Park; RAF Lakenheath (BA)

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Summary

0.9ha excavation revealed ring of ESax burials (see Sax) surrounding presumed site of levelled EBA barrow.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 73124 80297 (94m by 88m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

2001: 0.9ha excavation revealed ring of ESax burials (see Sax) surrounding presumed site of levelled EBA barrow of circa 20m diameter with two central, probably BA, crouched, inhumations, one with a bronze awl. A further crouched, probably contemporary (broadly) burial was found further to the north. Also a series of BA pits, some containing beaker pottery, were also discovered. Summary in (S1). Details to follow.
For other EBA pit clusters see ERL 120, WGM 007, SUT 038 and SXM 022.
Also Sax and Med.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. SCCAS, Caruth J, Archaeol in Suffolk 2001, 40, 2002, 219-221, Fig 50.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 16 2022 4:08PM

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