Monument record HAD 014 - Town House - fruit farm

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Summary

Site of Roman ?villa, partially excavated in 1950s.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 044 411 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM04SW
Civil Parish HADLEIGH, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Building: ? villa. Location marked on OS maps.
Two rooms and parts of another excavated 'by boys of Woolverstone LCC School'. Flint foundations, fragments of hypocaust and furnace, mortar floor.
Seven coins, C3-C4; pottery, including samian C2-C4; window glass; bone pin. Furnace - archaeomagnetic dating to around end of C2. Brief summaries in (S1-S3).
Spoon, pendant, key and vessel found circa 1987 (details in S4).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1954, PSIA 27, 1955, (1), 43.
  • <R1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 958-243, 1958 and excavation archive.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy of plan etc from IPSMG, M46.
  • <R2> (No record type): CBA Group 7, Bulletin no 1, 1954.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1958, PSIA 28, 1958, (1), 91.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM04SW2, 1977.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. SCCAS. sf766/6578/6579/6580/6581.

Finds (9)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 30 2012 10:33AM

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