Monument record HWN 039 - Roman amphora, Glebe Farm

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Summary

January 1880: `An amphora of globular form deprived of neck and handles, within which were two fragments of statuettes of pipeclay ("and some score or so of iron nails" (S3)),both representing a nude type of goddess Venus, was found in draining the Glebe Farm' (S3)(R1). Formerly recorded as HWN MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 79 52 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL75SE
Civil Parish HAWKEDON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

January 1880: `An amphora of globular form deprived of neck and handles, within which were two fragments of statuettes of pipeclay ("and some score or so of iron nails" (S3), both representing a nude type of goddess Venus, was found in draining the Glebe Farm' (S3)(R1). ` A fragment of one of these statuettes and the amphora are in the museum, Bury St Edmunds' (S4).
No 'Glebe Farm' is named on the OS 1st edition 1" or 1:2500 maps. Location needs checking (Tithe Apportionment)(S6).

Formerly recorded as HWN MISC

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, III, 8.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawings.
  • <R1> (No record type): Fox G E, `Roman Suffolk', Archaeol J, 57, 1900, 146-7.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVIII, 43.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 6, 1885, 9-12, ill.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 307.
  • <S5> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL75SE17.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 165-166.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2021 10:45AM

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