Monument record BLX 002 - Grove Farm

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Pottery kiln, coins, etc.


Grid reference Centred TM 3730 5766 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM35NE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Pottery kiln, coins, etc. Kiln circa 1m in diameter, 0.80m high clay structure with flue opening, found in a sewer trench. Pottery recovered from kiln and from a pit circa 10 yards to the W. Grey wares. Reported M R Campden (S1)(S4).
Previously recorded finds "Rom coins, urns etc found AD 1863" marked on OS map at TM 3732 5765 (S2)(S3).
1989: Rom loop terminal (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), similar to key handle (Colchester 1983, no. 5154) & finger ring found metal detecting. Also three C2 coins from area of BLX 002 (S5).
1990: Metal detector find of copper alloy loop terminal discovered. Probably Roman (S6).

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 1973-113, 114, 1973.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S5)(S6).
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 301.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, map 1:10560, 1902-1945.
  • <R2> (No record type): Archaeological Journal, 1900, 135.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM35NE2.
  • <R3> (No record type): IPSMG, Plan, M112, 1973.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 33, 1973, 94-95.
  • <S5> (No record type): Goldsmith R (IMDC) per SAU (PLouviez J), finds report & Rom coin ID list, December 1989.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Artefact Record Sheet. Goldsmith R, per Newman J (SCCAS), 1990, ill.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2021 11:01AM

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