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.


Case Study: ‘Managing a Masterpiece’ – Test pits and fieldwalking at Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk

Case Study: ‘Managing a Masterpiece’ – Test pits and fieldwalking at Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk
Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology, as Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service (SCCAS), was commissioned to carry out two community archaeology projects for the Managing a Masterpiece’ scheme, a 3 year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Landscape Partnership which aimed to ‘conserve, celebrate and improve understanding of the Stour Valley, including the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)’

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Case Study: ‘The Story of Hoxne’ – A Test Pit weekend at Hoxne, Suffolk

Case Study: ‘The Story of Hoxne’ – A Test Pit weekend at Hoxne, Suffolk
Saturday, June 6th, 2015

When the Hoxne Heritage Group, as a part of their Heritage Lottery Fund project ‘The Story of Hoxne’ decided to run an archaeological community event, Suffolk Archaeology, as Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service (SCCAS), were employed to provide professional advice and supervision…

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Case Study: Community excavation at RAF Lakenheath

Case Study: Community excavation at RAF Lakenheath
Saturday, June 6th, 2015

When plans were made to redevelop a vacant area that lay between past excavations of Iron Age, Roman and early Anglo-Saxon settlement at RAF Lakenheath the opportunity arose to carry out the required excavation as a community project involving base personnel and their families…

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Since leaving Suffolk County Council at the start of February 2015 we have been hard at work with a team from Trebuchet in creating a brand new website for Suffolk Archaeology CIC. We hope you like it…

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Case Study (Excavation): The medieval wool industry of Lavenham, Suffolk

Case Study (Excavation): The medieval wool industry of Lavenham, Suffolk
Monday, June 1st, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology (as the Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service Field Team) undertook phases of evaluation and excavation fieldwork prior to the construction of a spa on land to the rear of the Swan Hotel, in Lavenham, Suffolk on behalf of TA Hotel Collection in late 2013/early 2014…

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Case Study (Excavation): Roman occupation at Campsea Ashe, Suffolk

Case Study (Excavation): Roman occupation at Campsea Ashe, Suffolk
Monday, June 1st, 2015

This excavation, carried out ahead of the development of a housing estate which was largely replacing an earlier estate of pre-fab houses, is a typical example of how hitherto unknown prehistoric and Roman sites can be discovered within our rural villages …

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Case Study (Survey): World War II uncovered - 'Touching the Tide'

Case Study (Survey): World War II uncovered - 'Touching the Tide'
Monday, June 1st, 2015

As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund project ‘Touching the Tide’ Suffolk Archaeology carried out a survey of WWII heritage assets of the Suffolk coastline at Bawdsey, Sizewell and Walberswick.

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Case Study (Desk-based Assessment): Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk

Case Study (Desk-based Assessment): Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk
Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology prepared an archaeological Desk Based Assessment in advance of a planning application for proposed office development on an area of open ground off of Princes Street, to the south-west of Ipswich town centre …

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Case Study (Historic Building Recording): Lodge Farm, Wyverstone, Suffolk

Case Study (Historic Building Recording): Lodge Farm, Wyverstone, Suffolk
Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology commissioned a historic building survey which was required on an application for the partial demolition and conversion of a redundant farm building complex to residential use…

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Case Study (Excavation): Medieval occupation in Poslingford, Suffolk

Case Study (Excavation): Medieval occupation in Poslingford, Suffolk
Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Suffolk Archaeology's excavation of a small rural site in Poslingford, Suffolk, ahead of the construction works for new houses, is a typical example of how archaeological investigation associated with modern development can be used to investigate and record the history of our local communities

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