Monument record FEX 022 - Foxgrove Gardens; Hill Tops

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Summary

Basil Brown was advised of find of Roman sherds in Foxgrove Gardens in 1951.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3114 3518 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM33NW
Civil Parish FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Basil Brown was advised of find of Roman sherds in Foxgrove Gardens in 1951. Informant in 1951 was R Meehan, Surveyor in Charge, Cliff Road estate development (S1).
Finds pot etc. from Foxgrove Gardens (construction) in circa 1925, presented IPSMG 1933 and 1947 (R3). Finds from `Hill Tops' 1933, presented by H M Garner (S3).
1958: Antoninianus of Carausius (M & S 822, IA) from TM 3117 3506 (S4).
1961: Scatter of pottery, including small amount Belgic, Samian, mortaria, colour coat, grey ware, crag & shell tempered coarse wares; also few tesserae, box tiles and large amount of roof tiles (suggesting high status building, possibly villa). Brooch - late C1. ? Walls, rubbish pits, tiles (tegulae), plaster and window glass, Samian, found at 9 & 11 Foxgrove Gardens in 1961 - see (S2). Also brooch - see (S5).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM33NW13.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVI, 187,189.
  • <S2> (No record type): Felixstowe Archaeological Movement Journal, 1, pt 4, 1961(?), 6-7.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1933-109-110.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 958-61, 1958.
  • <S5> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Felixstowe Romano-British, 1961.
  • <S6> (No record type): Felixstowe Archaeological Movement Journal, 1, pt 5, 1961, 24-28.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suffolk 1961, PSIA, 29, 1961, 94.

Finds (12)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2012 11:27AM

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