Monument record SEM 003 - Iron Age pit and two post holes

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Summary

Topsoil clearance to make a lake revealed a pit 3 feet in diameter and 3 feet 6 inches deep, and two post holes approximately 1 foot in diameter and the same deep.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3252 8364 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM38SW
Civil Parish ST MARGARET, SOUTH ELMHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Topsoil clearance to make a lake revealed a pit 3 feet in diameter and 3 feet 6 inches deep, and two post holes approximately 1 foot in diameter and the same deep.
The pit contained calcined flint gritted pottery (including some rims) and charcoal. Adjacent to, and possibly leading into, the pit was a shallow ditch. Site visited by E Martin 17 November 1983 but feature had already been excavated away. Clay subsoil (S1).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU (Martin E), 1983.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file : letter from Walpole J C, sketch plan and pottery drawings (EM).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk 1983, PSIA, 35, 1984, (4), 325.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 29 2016 12:09PM

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