Monument record SWD 005 - A Neo (?) settlement uncovered by rough seas

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Summary

A Neo (?) settlement uncovered by rough seas, revealing many flint flake tools, several fragments of pottery and bone/antler artefacts (one being a pick).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 502 745 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM57SW
Civil Parish SOUTHWOLD, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s): A Neo (?) settlement uncovered by rough seas, revealing many flint flake tools, several fragments of pottery and bone/antler artefacts (one being a pick). Once in the collection of Mr English of Walberswick but now mostly dispersed to schools and relatives. Two weaving weights (Middle Bronze Age or later) are now in Southwold Museum and the antler pick in a private collection' (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (Easton Bavents) copy (S1).
  • <S1> Personal Correspondence: Gardner T H & Hogarth A P. 1988. Gardner T H & Hogarth A P, letter, 3 August 1988. Gardner T H & Hogarth A P, letter, 3 August 1988.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 12 2020 3:21PM

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