Monument record WLG 003 - Symonds Pit, Sicklesmere.

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Summary

1904: Sicklesmere Rom site discovered and described by Mr G Basil Barham.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8791 6024 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86SE
Civil Parish GREAT WHELNETHAM, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1904: Sicklesmere Rom site discovered and described by Mr G Basil Barham. Pottery and coins (R6). See (S1)(R6)(R7).
Three small pots, fetters, samian, lamp slipper etc. Found in Symonds pit on left of road from Bury St Edmunds (now Raynesford Estate).
1958: A J Crocker reported "sherds found in rubbish pits" to the OS (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (R1).
1963: A J Crocker excavated (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), nearby pottery sherds C1-C3. C3 coins, Claudius II, Numerian. Iron spearhead, tiles, brick, lava quern fragments (R2).
Colour coated ware, C2 mortaria, coins Antoninius, Pius, Gallienus, Constantine I & II (R3)(R4)(R5).
See also Misc Rom, WLG 005.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86SE30.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 319.
  • <R2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1926-59, 1932-14, 1930-167,208.
  • <R3> (No record type): Moore I, Roman Suffolk.
  • <R4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA 29, 354.
  • <R5> (No record type): Crocker A J, per I Moore..
  • <R6> (No record type): Antiquarian, 42, July 1906, 248-250.
  • <R7> (No record type): Antiquarian, 40, 1904, 292.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 15 2009 11:17AM

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