Monument record LKH 238 - Consolidated Communications Building (BA)

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Summary

Excavation and monitoring work in advance of construction identified some Bronze Age pits, a cremation dated to 1380BC-1100BC and pottery.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 73504 80951 (28m by 27m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Excavation and monitoring work in advance of the construction of a new Consolidated Communications Building at RAF Lakenheath has identified some Bronze Age pits and an urned cremation dating to 1380BC-1100BC (GU-13845). The pits were sealed by a layer of soil which contained Bronze Age pottery, one sherd of early Iron Age pottery and Six Bronze Age and two earlier flints. The pottery was similar to that recovered from a finds rich soil horizon c. 30m to the NE (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Excavation archive: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Excavation Report. Caruth J, SCCAS 2007.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 4 2012 5:07PM

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