Monument record BUR 003 - Hill House Farm (IA)
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 0864 7589 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||BURGATE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
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).
- <R1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE17.
- <S1> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown.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> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index, map.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Apr 11 1988 12:00AM