Monument record TYY 002 - Candlet; Candlet Farm

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Summary

A platform, possibly a house platform of medieval date, can be seen as an earthwork circa 40 metres to the rear of the house called Candlet in Trimley St Mary parish.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 291 367 (90m by 148m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish TRIMLEY ST MARY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat? - dubious, occupied.
1960: Exploratory trenched excavations by R Mann for Felixstowe Archaeological Movement on natural low mound, 210ft long by 145ft wide. Revealed pottery from C13-C17, a layer of septaria nodules, oyster shells, key, quern fragments, bones. Complete C13 pot in well lined with two barrels. Location of excavations shown on sketch plan and described as `immediately behind the (farm)house', presumably at TM 291 367 approximately. Retained by finder (R1).
Pottery from field to E, TYY 003.
A platform circa 80 by 45 metres is size, possibly a house platform of medieval date, can be seen as an earthwork circa 40 metres to the rear of the house called Candlet in Trimley St Mary parish, centred on circa TM29173677. It does not appear to be surrounded by a moat, but may have been landscaped to the north of a natural hollow containing a pond. (S2)

Find actually Roman? (S5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): Journ Felixstowe Archaeol Movement, 2, 1960, ill.
  • <S2> Photograph: Meridian Airmaps Ltd. Meridian - Air Photograph. MAL 65096 172-173 06-NOV-1965.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Smedley, Norman & Owles, Elizabeth. 1960. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1960.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. 1963. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1963. XXIX 3.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 28 2021 12:04PM

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