Monument record BUR 003 - Hill House Farm (IA)

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Summary

IA pottery making floor or kiln, revealed in pipelaying, August 1955, across field next to and due W of Hill House.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0864 7589 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish BURGATE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

IA pottery making floor or kiln, revealed in pipelaying, August 1955, across field next to and due W of Hill House. Excavated and sectioned by Basil Brown who found clay lagging sherds and shell gritted pottery in the floor area which was surrounded by a trench filled with black earth. The floor lay 2 feet 3 inches below surface, was 6 inches thick and lay on a 9 inch layer of sand above boulder clay. No details as to size of floor but photographs show large area. One of the sherds, on the inner surface, has 1 cm wide bands of textile or matting impression (the individual strands at right angles to the bands, no evidence of cross weave) divided dby similar width finger drawn lines (S1)(R1).
Also BA.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE17.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, V,85-88,138; XI,148; LXXI,141; XC,BJO 3,4; XCVI,56; cards 70,72,77; map 32.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index, map.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 11 1988 12:00AM

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