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Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 55 - 1942 page 60
                         By P. J. Spillett, W. P. D. Stebbing, F.S.A., and G. C. Dunning, F.S.A.  Continued

   5. Neck of jug of grey ware with light red surface and trace of green glaze. Rim bevelled inside, with three deep girth-grooves outside.
   6. Rim of jug of fine grey ware with buff surface. It has a small bridge-spout of characteristic late thirteenth century type. Along the side edges of the spout and vertically down the front are rows of notches made by a tool, probably in imitation of the stitched seams of the familiar leather "black jack".
   7. Neck of small jug of grey ware with light red surface. The rim is thin and rounded, and the handle is roughly square in section.
   8. Neck of jug of grey ware. Rim outbent and bevelled inside, and prominent rounded moulding on neck. Broad strap-handle with stab-marks on underside. The jug is of a type different from those described above. It was shorter with a more ovoid body, probably similar to a jug from Maidstone (Fig. 3, 2).
   9. Neck of jug of grey ware with light red surface and splash of green glaze on upper body. Rim outbent and bevelled inside with small internal beading. Rounded moulding on neck above three deep incised girth-grooves. Upper part of body decorated with incised wavy lines and girth-grooves, probably continued in zones down the body as on the Maidstone jug (Fig. 3, 2).

   10. Rim of cooking-pot of grey ware. Rim outbent and bevelled inside with row of stab-marks passing through to outside. Decorated with row of finger-tip impressions above the shoulder. Part of another pot with similar rim-section also has finger-tip marks in the same position. Decoration of this kind on the sides of cooking-pots is less usual than finger-printing on clay strips applied to the surface. Sherds with similar decoration were found at Bungay Castle,1 but their position on the pots could not be determined. The complete form of the Tyler Hill cooking-pots is given by a vessel found at Maidstone (Fig. 3, 3).
   11. Rim of large cooking-pot of light orange red ware. Rim heavily flanged, bevelled inside with internal beading and row of stab-marks on upper surface.
   12. Rim of cooking-pot of grey ware. Rim flanged and undercut, with thin internal beading and stab-marks.
   13. Rim of cooking-pot of grey ware. Rim outbent and outer margin deeply serrated by tool-cuts.
   14. Rim of cooking-pot of grey ware. Rim thin with sloping outer edge.
   15. Rim of cooking-pot of buff ware. Section similar to No. 14, but less angular.
    1. Proc. Suffolk Inst. of Arch., XXII, 336.

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