Monument record BEG 010 - Site of two circular Iron-Age trenches, probably representing round buildings and a small pottery scatter. (IA)

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Two annular (circular) trenches, probably representing round buildings were excavated in 1986.


Grid reference Centred TM 2495 4819 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24NW


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Two annular (circular) trenches, 13.5m and 5.5m in diameter, and probably representing round buildings, together with six small pits were excavated in 1986, following their exposure in gravel workings for the Martlesham By-Pass. The pottery recovered includes a fragment of a fine-ware bowl possibly of Darmsden type, a jar decorated with crude finger-tip impressions on the rim and other plain jars, also a triangular clay loom weight fragment. Details in (S2) and excavation archive.
Also Neo.
For earlier fieldwalking results over a larger area see BEG 026.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S1> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 36(3) 1987 p236.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Martin E. 1993. Settlements on Hill-tops: Seven Prehistoric Sites in Suffolk. EAA 65. EAA 65.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2013 9:43AM

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