Stopper

Stopper

Object ID

HOXE02,2017,12.02.37

Description

War grade stopper for bottle. Excavated from a test pit dug into a USAAF rubbish dump in the parish of Hoxne, Suffolk.

Inscription

'WAR GRADE'

Category

Drink

Primary Material

Rubber

Object Type

Stopper

Site Location

Hoxne, Suffolk

Subsequent Action

WALBEA Archive

Method of Discovery

Excavation

Context

HOXE02,102

Height

30 mm

Width

32 mm

Weight

18 g

About the Site Location

Hoxne, Suffolk

After the end of the Second World War, an airfield in the vicinity of Hoxne began clearing the base. One of sites chosen to dispose of the waste was a pond in the parish of Hoxne. In November 2016, Operation WALBEA’s project team excavated two small test pits into this feature.

Site Location:

Hoxne Operation WALBEA dig