Monument record WSF 022 - Peartree Farm
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 9999 7298 (51m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||WATTISFIELD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (6)
Area of black earth on field, 24 feet by 21 feet ploughed by J Blake in November 1945 and reported to Basil Brown. In February 1946 B Brown and K Landymore trenched the area after making trial holes and section shows black earth layer 6 inches thick beneath 5-6 inches of topsoil. A bowl shaped depression with ten and a half inches of sooty black earth containing charcoal and one sherd of IA pottery was found overlying red burnt clay. Plans and sections in archive (S1,S2,S3).
Reported to OS in 1954.
- <S1> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, VIII, 62,63,64; LXVII, 13,19,34-36; map 59.
- <M1> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, map.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS cards, TL97SE7 & TL97SE14.
- <S3> SSF20926 (No record type): SAU, West S E, SMR card.
- <S4> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- FSF21251: POTTERY (Iron Age - 800 BC? to 42 AD?)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Apr 7 2021 10:09AM