Monument record BRD 018 - Staunch Meadow; Chequer Meadow (Rom)

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Scheduled Monument - Roman material, largely within Middle Saxon occupation levels, on Chequer Meadow.


Grid reference Centred TL 7794 8658 (413m by 263m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Middle Saxon Occupation on Chequer Meadow (S3).
Circa 1953: Coin of Trajan from TL 7794 8653, found by H Adams, 2 Town Street, Brandon (S1)(R1). Formerly recorded as BRD 015.
Pre 1977: Material collected fieldwalking by Brandon History Society, from molehills etc, included 8 Rom coarse ware sherds (S2).
1980-1988: Further Rom finds located during excavation of MSax site, include coins, pottery & tile, the great majority of which appears to relate to Saxon rather than Rom occupation, i.e. Rom tiles used in Sax hearths etc. Details in excavation archive (R2).
Excavation ongoing in 1988.
Full report expected 2013.
Also Mes, Neo, BA, IA, Sax, Med, PMed & Un.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <R1> (No record type): Correspondents 6 inch map, Lady G Briscoe entry, 15 March 1953.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78NE6.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Carr R D, site report, December 1977.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: site report.
  • <R2> Excavation archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1989. Staunch Meadow, Brandon. Excavation archive.
  • <M3> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Feb 24 2021 2:34PM

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