Monument record FEX 009 - Pevensey Road (Chepstow Road)

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Beaker fragments and child remains.


Grid reference Centred TM 2956 3520 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM23NE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Beaker fragments and child remains. Found near railway (where other bronzes have been found - FEX 010), at S end of Pevensey Road (Chepstow Road)(S1). Beaker sherds and child's skeleton in crouched position found during pipe laying May/June 1947 by workmen digging trench. Details of site, finds and excavation with photographs and newspaper cuttings are in Basil Brown archive (S2)(S3).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM23NE12.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index.
  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1947-60, 1947.
  • <R2> (No record type): Wall S D per Felixstowe Archaeol Movement, notebook with photographs of pot.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, IX, 132-134; XC, BID 3; XCV, 30; XCVI, 186; card 126.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suffolk 1961, PSIA, 29, 1961, 94.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Clarke D L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of GB & Ireland 2.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 28 2021 11:35AM

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