Monument record SUS 005 - Rom road on field S of Scole Bridge, running E-W and composed of stones. Also fieldwalked & metal detected finds. (Rom)

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Summary

Rom road on field S of Scole Bridge, running E-W and composed of stones. Also fieldwalked & metal detected finds.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 144 785 (338m by 256m)
Map sheet TM17NW
Civil Parish STUSTON, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Rom road on field S of Scole Bridge, running E-W and composed of stones. Basil Brown reports "stones, etc., very hard, took Mr Elliott a day to cut a drain through it." "Rom burial near road consisted of ashes and burnt bones in grey ware urn, a portion of which was kept by the schoolmistress." This site is in the area of an enclosure (see Un) and Brown has marked it on his 6 inch OS map at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S1).
Metal detected finds include about 200 coins (range Claudian - Valentinian), a pin with head in the form of a hand holding a ?grape, and 18 brooches (S2).
Also Mes, Neo flints, IA coin, Un cropmarks, Sax pin.
Fieldwalking, metal detecting and trial trenches assessment in advance of Scole by-pass. Most occupation evidence along A140 but some subsidiary scatters (S3).
1993-1994: Works in advance of bypass summarised in (S4)(S5). Details to follow.
1995: Evalutation to the south of SUS 005 see SUS 035
Also metal detected finds from 2002 including 12 coins, 4 brooches and a vessel.
Also med sword chape and pmed finds. S6

Sources/Archives (10)

  • --- Unpublished document: Palmer, R.. 1996. Aerial Photographic Assessment, Stuston / Oakley.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, V, 46; XLIV, 1; map 28.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, map.
  • <S2> (No record type): Rackham K, xerox copies of maps, coin list, photos, 198?.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2)(S3).
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, assessment report & archive, 1992.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1993, 38, (1994), 223.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1994, 38 (1995), 359-360.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. Finds Report, Norfolk Museums Service, 9/11/02..
  • <S7> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 38 (3), 1995, p359-60.

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Jul 27 2015 2:24PM

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