Monument record LKH 114 - Caudle Head; Lakenheath Airfield (IA)

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Summary

1987: Following discovery of a human skeleton during construction work, small scale excavation carried out by J Plouviez for SAU.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7321 8086 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1987: Following discovery of a human skeleton during construction work, small scale excavation carried out by J Plouviez for SAU. Mostly Rom features but also `a large circular pit, ... filled up with domestic rubbish including IA pottery dating to around 300 BC' (S1).(S2) Only top `five feet' of pit excavated but typical bell or ballon shape apparent.
Within Rom site, LKH 030.
Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, site summary, 14 April 1987.
  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive: field book, copy (S1), plan, sketches.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 36(4) 1988 p318.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 1 2010 12:16PM

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