Monument record BRD 010 - Hiss Farm; Chicory Factory (Rom)

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Summary

Large Rom scatter & cropmarks.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 733 867 (650m by 549m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78NW
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Large Rom scatter & cropmarks.
1949: Rom `domestic rubbish' & strong suggestion of minor building marked by Gordon Fowler on 6 inch map (S1)(R1).
1951: Rom scatter including building material on surface. Report of 32 coins and `stone beads' found in same field in 1932 (S1)(S2)(R2). For rectilinear enclosures & other cropmarks, see Un.
1951-1979: Various finds reported (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) and excavation circa 1970 in N field (which he regards as main building area) located layer of burnt clay intact with associated charcoal beam (?) at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S3). Also iron anvil from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
1979: Fieldwalking survey by J Plouviez. Details in file (S3).
1979-1987: Series of finds reported by farmer, Mr Smith, and by metal detector users (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S4-S8) including iron fetter & chain (S9). Finds from this site are predominantly C3 & C4. They are comparatively low status, especially compared to BRD 007/008 to the E, although cropmarks suggest these sites (& probably BRD 039) related. They are certainly contemporary.
1991: Further metal detected finds (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S10).
Note further Rom sites N of river in Norfolk.
Also Mes, IA, Sax & Un.

Sources/Archives (16)

  • <R1> (No record type): Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Fowler entry, 1949 (R2) PCAS, 45, 1951, 66-67.
  • <M1> (No record type): Hanging cabinet: drawing.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78NW1, 1949, 1951 & 1958.
  • <S1> (No record type): Abbott Mrs per BSEMH (Mycock C), small finds list 1991, December 1991, ill.
  • <S2> (No record type): Phillips C W, The Fenland in Roman Times, 1970, 248.
  • <M2> (No record type): APs: AJM 005-008.
  • <S3> Finds Report: Plouviez, J.. 1979. SAU, Plouviez J, site report, BRD 010, April 1979. SAU, Plouviez J, site report, BRD 010, April 1979.
  • <M3> (No record type): G Briscoe archive:.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Plouviez J, finds & site reports, BRD 010, November 1979-March 1987.
  • <M4> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds reports, site reports, drawings, finds lists, x-ray of.
  • <S5> (No record type): Woodrow J, letter, 14 October 1986, ill (S6) BSEMH, card Brandon, 1981.
  • <M5> (No record type): fetter.
  • <M6> (No record type): Photographs: AND 1,2; AOV 21; AWL 14-17, AKZ 7,8.
  • <S7> (No record type): Photographs, SAU AND 1,2; AOV 21; AWL 14-17, AKZ 7,8.
  • <S8> (No record type): SAU, Plouviez J, site report, BRD 007, 5 September 1983.
  • <S9> (No record type): Norfolk Museums Service, x-ray, NX 2403, undated.

Finds (37)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 26 2019 3:35PM

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