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IRON AGE ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON



Reference Name MLI33673

Name:
IRON AGE ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON

Summary:
IRON AGE ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON

Location:
COUNTHORPE AND CREETON, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
An Iron Age triangular clay loom-weight, bronze pennanular brooch, hand-made shelly black pottery, a small iron knife and Roman wheel-turned pottery of probably pre-Flavian date were found in a silted ditch exposed (from SK99762055 to SK99832068) in quarry face at Counthorpe. The finds, which are now in the City and County Museum, Lincoln, probably date between 27-75 AD. {1}{2}{3} The ditch has been obliterated by further quarrying; no more recent finds are known to the quarry workers. {1}{5}

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. COUNTHORPE AND CREETON. SK 92 SE:2,1965, D.A.
2 Article in serial: THOMPSON, F.H.. 1955. Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers. VOL 6 PART 1 NS
3 Map: BAKER, F.T.. OS 6 INCH SERIES. SK 92 SE
4 Index: SMR FILE. COUNTHORPE AND CREETON. SK 92 SE:C,1954, -
5 Artefact: City and County Museum Collection. LM 1.54

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