News

Here you can find out what's happening at Suffolk Archaeology, including news of our current or recent projects in the field, updates on the progress of our post-excavation investigations and forthcoming publications, and information about any future events such as upcoming community digs or talks and presentations in which you could get involved.


Our latest finds

Our latest finds
Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Our team regularly uncovers a wide variety of finds on our fieldwork projects from all periods of human history. Here we highlight some of our most recent and interesting discoveries, both during and immediately after fieldwork or during subsequent cleaning, conservation and analysis …

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A Martabani jar from South-East Asia on Orwell Beach

A Martabani jar from South-East Asia on Orwell Beach
Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The remains of an unusual and exotic ceramic vessel collected from an area of the foreshore around Orwell Beach near Shotley, Suffolk has been brought in to us for identification by Claire Lambert, after it was found by her nephew, Dan Lambert

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A group of 19th century clay tobacco pipes from College Street, Bury St Edmunds

A group of 19th century clay tobacco pipes from College Street, Bury St Edmunds
Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Monitoring of groundworks for an extension at the rear of 40 College Street, Bury St Edmunds has identified an assemblage of clay tobacco pipe fragments which will shortly be published in the Society for Clay Pipe Research Newsletter.

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Suffolk Archaeology's 1st birthday and launch of our Report Library

Suffolk Archaeology's 1st birthday and launch of our Report Library
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

This week Suffolk Archaeology celebrated its first birthday since leaving Suffolk County Council and to mark the occasion we're delighted to announce the launch of our grey literature report library, with over 400 of our past reports now available for download in one location for the very first time …

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New service: Geophysical surveying

New service: Geophysical surveying
Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Suffolk Archaeology is delighted to announce that from January 2016 we can now provide in-house geophysical survey services following the recent addition of Tim Schofield, formerly of Britannia Archaeology, to our team. Tim, who has previously been our specialist of choice for the past few years when commissioning geophysical projects, has a wide range of experience in carrying out geophysical survey and interpretation in East Anglia and further afield, and has now joined us with a view to developing our surveying capabilities …

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Excavations at Rougham, Wangford, Hadleigh and Lakenheath

Excavations at Rougham, Wangford, Hadleigh and Lakenheath
Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology is having a busy autumn, with several large rural excavations in progress across Suffolk that are, coincidentally, investigating areas of Iron Age activity and occupation…

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Anglo-Saxon settlement at Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk

Anglo-Saxon settlement at Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk
Thursday, October 8th, 2015

We are now midway through an exciting excavation at Kentford, Suffolk which is revealing a significant archaeological site, a previously unknown intense focus of settlement in the 5th-7th centuries AD …

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Latest work with the Aldeburgh and District Local History Society

Latest work with the Aldeburgh and District Local History Society
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology continues to be involved with the Aldeburgh and District Local History Society (ADLHS), following on from the series of excavations at Barber's Point, Friston …

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Medieval and post-medieval settlement in Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire

Medieval and post-medieval settlement in Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire
Friday, July 17th, 2015

During Spring/Summer 2015 Suffolk Archaeology carried out a trial trench evaluation and excavation on a small 0.12ha vacant plot at Commercial End, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire, in advance of residental development …

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Excavation of an early Anglo-Saxon settlement at Culford

Excavation of an early Anglo-Saxon settlement at Culford
Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Our excavation ahead of the development of a new hockey pitch at Culford School, Culford, Suffolk has now drawn to a close…

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