Monument record WTM 007 - Upper Buntings Field

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Summary

Roman occupation site found during pipelaying in August 1955 on Upper Buntings Field.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0844 7662 (73m by 101m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish WORTHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Roman occupation site found during pipelaying in August 1955 on Upper Buntings Field. Three hut(?) sites found at TM 0847 7660 all with hearths, and three more huts(?) seen at approximately TM 0844 7666. Area for 60 feet around strewn with pottery fragments and much burnt clay. The hearths contained much black earth, burnt clay, chalk fragments and calcined flints, some worked (S1) (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, V 89-91; map 24.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive : volume, map.
  • <M2> (No record type): Photographs : BJO5 BJO6, BKE10.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE9,.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 16 2011 12:41PM

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