Barrow Cable Route EDF Energy

A desk-based assessment was produced as part of a feasibility study into a proposed cable route between Bury St Edmunds and Barrow. Starting at the sub-station at the southern end of Raingate Street and running west to the Fleming Road crossing of the River Linnet, it passes through a succession of areas of archaeological interest, many of which are important to the understanding of the development of the town. These include the potential for Anglo Saxon settlement associated with the known cemetery at Westgarth Gardens; the late Saxon/early medieval planned town of Bury St Edmunds and its street layout; the potential for a medieval below ground aqueduct; the town ditch and associated defences; pre medieval defences and boundaries near Maynewater Lane …

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Brandon Bypass Assessment

A preliminary desk-top assessment of the corridor for a proposed Brandon by-pass was undertaken; this was designed to provide a basis from which strategies for further archaeological work could be formed. This examined aerial photographs, documentary sources, Suffolk County Council SMR and surveys of the flint mining complexes south and east of Brandon. It also included a rapid walkover survey. …

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Land at Acton Place Industrial Estate

An archaeological monitoring on land at Acton Place Industrial Estate, Acton, located evidence in the form of a post-medieval brick wall and associated floor surface, of an ancillary building situated approximately 50m to the south-east of the east wing of Acton Place. Other, less substantial structures, were also identified which could be related to garden walls or other features within the grounds of the main building …

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