Monument record WLD 009 - "Field 535" Waldringfield, (Prehistoric)

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Ditch 16 feet wide, 3 feet deep; oval pit 9 feet x 3 feet with burnt soil and flints.


Grid reference Centred TM 2788 4476 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM24SE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1970? Ditch 16 feet wide, 3 feet deep; oval pit 9 feet x 3 feet with burnt soil and flints. 40 sherds coarse gritty red pot including two flattened rims with finger impression (one perforated) and one impressed cordon (S1, S2).

1988/1989: Area fieldwalked as part of SE Suffolk Survey. No sign of this ditch and only general scatter of 9 flint flakes seen, (S3).

Descriptions of flint finds are broad, dating to a specific period bracket is ill-advised. However, they may be Neolithic-Bronze Age, based on details of discovery, (S).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 970-54, 1970.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SE10.
  • <S3> Finds Report: Newman J. 1997. SE Suffolk Survey, Waldringfield.
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jul 1 2021 3:52PM

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