Monument record SPT 002 - AWA Sewage Works (Neo)

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Summary

Flint flakes found in rubbish pit on site of sewage station.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 129 445 (71m by 103m)
Map sheet TM14SW
Civil Parish SPROUGHTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Flint flakes found in rubbish pit on site of sewage station. Subsequent observations when trench cut across field showed several pits with flints and Neolithic pottery (S1).
Trenching for a sewage system exposed pits with flints of both Mesolithic and Neolithic type and Beaker pottery (S2).
Pottery consists of 13 sherds, including 6 with plain vertical cordons in the Durrington Walls style of Grooved Ware (S3).
Also Mes & BA.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> (No record type): PPS/25/1959/275.
  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1958-123.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: letter.
  • <S2> (No record type): Smedley N and Owles E, Archaeol in Suff 1958, PSIA, 27, 1958, (1), 95.
  • <S3> (No record type): Longworth, I.H.. Longworth I H, letter to F Healy, 1987.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 2 2021 11:18AM

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