Monument record LKH 001 - Bramwell Meadow (IA)

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Summary

1954: TL 716 843 ploughing revealed heaps of large stones, fired flints, half baked clay mingled with IA pottery! Lady Briscoe (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 716 843 (511m by 278m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1954: TL 716 843 ploughing revealed heaps of large stones, fired flints, half baked clay mingled with IA pottery! Lady Briscoe (S1). 1957: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) after ploughing EIA sherds (A type), rims with internal bevels. Associated large honey-coloured scraper of flint (Lady Briscoe)(S2)(S3).
1959: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) "On site of mound, plough went through small floors of reddened chalk and large stone with bones and EIA `A' sherds." Lady Briscoe (S4).
By 1966: cut off channel excavated along S part of site. For further details of finds and precise locations see Grace Briscoe archive (R1) and record maps (R2) and OS cards & maps (S5). Material probably in MIHLM. Circa 1979: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)bone handle found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
1957 & 1959 finds by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)taken to Cambridge University Museum by Lady Briscoe. Mainly `flint gritted EIA' pottery and worked flints from field surface (S6). Further information in (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) archive? Adjoins similar scatter in next field - see (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
Also Pal, Neo, BA & Rom.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <R1> (No record type): Briscoe Lady G, diaries, notes, drawings, maplets etc.
  • <M1> (No record type): G Briscoe archive: diaries.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath IA.
  • <R2> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1957, PSIA, 27, 1957, (3), 183.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath EIA.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath EIA `A'.
  • <S5> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW13.
  • <S6> (No record type): Morley R, March 1990.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. 1955, page 43.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 12 2009 12:33PM

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