82, Nethergate Street

Monitoring of ground works for an extension to 82, Nethergate Street, Bungay, was carried out in order to record any archaeological evidence revealed. Strip foundations revealed a large feature in the southern end of the footings which ties in with a relatively recent extraction pit marked on early edition Ordnance Survey maps but may be related to defensive ditches on the northern limit of the medieval town …

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Church Farm

Archaeological monitoring of footings excavated for the construction of two new extensions to Church Farm, Wilby was undertaken during November 2008. …

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Land between Lady Lane and Tower Mill Lane

Various phases of archaeological work on land between Lady Lane and Tower Mill Lane, Hadleigh, were required to investigate the archaeological potential of the site. …

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Dunwich Greyfriars, Precinct Wall, refectory & gates

A proposed consolidation and repair project involving the standing refectory ruin and extant gateways at Dunwich Greyfriars was extended to include rebuilding of a c.26 metres long section of the precinct wall which collapsed during an October night in 2007. A programme of archaeological recording was undertaken as an integral part of the project. Trial-holes and underpinning trenches excavated through the footing of the precinct wall, to the north of the standing gateways, revealed a layered footing with a stony, sand and, locally, lime mortar rich, upper component that suggests two phases of footing construction which was remarkably consistent throughout. On balance, a post-medieval, late 17th-18th century date seems likely for the stretch of precinct wall running from the medieval gates around to the north-east corner of the precinct …

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Land at Home Farm, Felixstowe Road

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Home Farm, Felixstowe Road, Nacton, to the north of an important group of prehistoric burial monuments known as Seven Hills Round Barrows. A series of three evaluation trenches were excavated covering the central area of the proposed building, the pond and part of the access road but no archaeological features or finds were located. Two archaeological monitoring visits were also carried out during the excavation of the footings, but these also proved negative …

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Sports Hall, Hartismere High

Excavation of test pits on the site of a new sports hall at Hartismere High School, Eye, identified Early Anglo-Saxon features, a continuation of the settlement activity seen at the EYE 083 excavation immediately to the south …

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