Monument record BRK 009 - Darmsden (BA)

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Summary

Type site of `Darmsden style' pottery - major Early Iron Age (once considered to have possible LBA origins) pottery group - see details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 096 526 (512m by 400m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM05SE
Civil Parish BARKING, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Incense cup found in IA pit? (S1) (S2).
Type site of `Darmsden style' pottery - major Early Iron Age (once considered to have possible LBA origins) pottery group/s found in a 'shallow trench' in 1938 by D W Wilson and excavated in 1939 by G Maynard and from a pit (pit 1), 12 feet deep and 16 feet in diameter in 1946. Two other pits were examined, one yielding only Roman finds, the other not known. Details in (S3) and see IA for main notes and references.
For discussion of dating see (S4).
See also IA & Rom.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <R1> (No record type): Clarke R R, `The IA in Norfolk & Suffolk', Archaeol J, 96, Fig 5.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1946-206, 1946.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3).
  • <R2> (No record type): Maynard, G.. Maynard G, PSIA, 25, 1951, 210.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 29, 1962, (2), 190, fig 25c.
  • <S3> (No record type): Cunliffe B, `Early Pre-Roman IA Communities in Eastern England', Ant J, 48, 1968, 175-191, ill.
  • <S4> (No record type): Balkwill C J, `The IA Assemblages from Darmsden, Hinderclay and Kettleburgh', PSIA, 34, 1979, 207-20.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 4:26PM

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