Monument record LKD 002 - Clamps Heath, Lackford (Roman)

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Rectilinear cropmark system, pottery scatter found fieldwalking 1981 and coins found metal detecting.


Grid reference Centred TL 7765 7057 (297m by 216m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1973, Pottery found, (S3).

Rectilinear cropmark system, whole field walked in 1981 and a few sherds of pottery found on the W side within the cropmark enclosure, including Nene Valley mortarium and C4 grey ware decorated flange. Quern fragment also noted (not kept)(S1).

Coins: five AD 310-337 found in the same area and in the field to the W, where a gilded bronze oval brooch, missing the setting, and a bronze ? spatula were also found.

These were found with a metal detector (S2). Other detector finds have been mentioned from this field, further late Rom coins and LSax coins (S3).

1997: Pipeline evaluation revealed 2 ditches one of which may be part of the enclosure, for details see (S4)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Finds Report: Plouviez J, SAU. 1981. fieldwalking notes 1981 (lost in burglary 1981). Plouviez J, SAU, fieldwalking notes 1981 (lost in burglary 1981) drawing in parish file?.
  • <S2> Source Unchecked: Stimson D. 1983. Stimson D, 1983.
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: Marston, G.. Marston G, 1977.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Plouviez J, SAU 1997.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1973. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1973. XXXIII.1, pp. 94–102..
  • <S6> Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS, AP 76/060/171 - 172. OS, AP 76/060/171 - 172.
  • <S7> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. AP: CUCAP AVT 38, AVT 40.
  • <S8> Article in serial: Minter, F & Plouviez, J. 2015. Archaeology in Suffolk 2014.
  • <S9> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Feb 19 2021 3:14PM

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