Find Spot record ERL 032 - Roman finds and pottery, Eriswell High Warren
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 779 798 (221m by 301m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Scatter: pottery and building debris (S1). Surface finds over circa 100m square. Trenched in 1953 across area of dark soil and maximum finds. Layer circa one and half to two feet thick of black occupation between sandy topsoil and solid chalk. Much painted plaster, especially at N end of trench.
Coins (Hadrian, Tetricus I), pottery (samian, Nene Valley, shell gritted), bronze bracelet, bone pin. Tile including box; daub; op sig (S2)(R2). Excavation notes in G Briscoe archive ? Mapped site just crosses parish boundary into Lakenheath.
Card index in Cambridge University Museum records pottery (Accession no. Z 21948) from Eriswell villa site on Lakenheath Warren, quoting ? incorrect grid reference of TL 770 779 (S3). Presumably relates to Briscoes excavations.
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77NE1.
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: stolen Autumn 1981.
- <S2> SSF1543 (No record type): Briscoe Lady G, PCAS, 55, 1962, 65.
- <M2> SSF37875 (No record type): G Briscoe archive: excavation notes ?.
- <S3> SSF3073 (No record type): Cambridge University Museum, card index, Suffolk, Z 21948.
- FSF31700: WALL COVERING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FSF33234: WALL PAINTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FSF7591: POTTERY SAMIAN (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7592: POTTERY NENE VALLEY (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7593: (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7594: COIN (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7595: BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7596: PIN (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7597: POTTERY (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7598: DRINKING VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- FSF7599: FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Mar 28 2018 3:46PM