Our Favourite Archaeology in Suffolk – Gardens and parkland at Ickworth House

Featured Image: Ickworth gardens and parkland. Source: National Trust We continue with our blog series showcasing some of our favourite archaeology in Suffolk. This week, we explore the beautiful Ickworth gardens, parkland and house with Grace. Grace is the Archaeological Officer (HER) and has been a part of the SCCAS team since 2016. Day toContinue reading “Our Favourite Archaeology in Suffolk – Gardens and parkland at Ickworth House”

Shipwreck, Covehithe

Image: The Covehithe shipwreck © Martin Knapp The remains of a ship have recently been spotted by a member of the public on Covehithe beach near Southwold, which could possibly date from the late 17th to 19th centuries. The discovery was reported to the Archaeological Service who passed the details onto the Coastal and IntertidalContinue reading “Shipwreck, Covehithe”

Garibaldi Jetton, Winston

A copper-alloy jetton depicting Giuseppe Garibaldi, found near Winston. This jetton commemorates the Italian general, Garibaldi, who was known as the “Hero of the Two Worlds”. He grew his international reputation as a liberal Republican revolutionary soldier fighting in South America. Garibaldi is best known for his contribution to the unification of Italy in 1861Continue reading “Garibaldi Jetton, Winston”

Top 10 Finds from Suffolk

1.5 million archaeological objects have been unearthed by the public and recorded through the national Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) – a staggering 81,750 of these were from Suffolk! To celebrate this monumental milestone, Anna and Riccardo from our Finds Recording Team have picked out their Top 10 favourite finds from Suffolk to share with you.Continue reading “Top 10 Finds from Suffolk”

Pottery Type-Series for Suffolk and Norfolk

The Archaeological Service are working on a project, funded by Historic England, to create a type-series for the Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and later pottery of Suffolk and Norfolk. A fabric and form type-series was created by local pottery specialist Sue Anderson. Analysis of existing data has allowed for fabric groups to be identified and samples toContinue reading “Pottery Type-Series for Suffolk and Norfolk”