The Old Vicarage

Monitoring of groundworks at The Old Vicarage, Clare, was required to investigate the archaeological potential of the site. …

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Manor Farm, Farm Reservoir

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Manor Farm, Battisford ahead of the construction of a farm reservoir. Only a single feature was located as a result of the evaluation, a small undated ditch, which most likely represents an earlier field boundary and appears to run virtually parallel to the existing edge of the field 25m further to the northeast …

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Maples, The Spinney, High Street

An archaeological monitoring revealed two Roman pits, one of 2nd century date, and a possible soil occupation layer. Further unstratified Roman and post-medieval artefacts were also recovered …

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41 Beeches Road, West Row

The monitoring of footing trenches for housing uncovered intense evidence of settlement activity from the 17-19th centuries. A developed ploughsoil was the only evidence for previous land use and was probably medieval or early post medieval. There was no evidence of the Roman or prehistoric settlement identified on other sites within the vicinity …

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Site of Former Maltings, Thingoe Hill

An excavation was conducted ahead of development on the site of the former maltings, Thingoe Hill, Bury St Edmunds. The site was heavily disturbed and terraced by the construction of the former maltings and the railway in the 19th century along with earlier post-medieval quarry pits. A small area of relatively undisturbed archaeology was excavated along the western edge of the site. Several pits and a probable ditch were identified and were post-medieval in date and therefore likely to be associated with the maltings. No medieval features were identified although residual medieval finds were recovered …

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Moulton Paddocks, Kentford Road

An evaluation was undertaken on the site of a proposed all-weather gallop covering an area of approximately 45 hectares. A series of archaeological trenches totalling just under 1400m in length was excavated across the development site. Limited archaeological evidence was recovered from the evaluation with three late prehistoric pits identified near the northern limit of the site indicating dispersed activity from that period. An unstratified Roman copper alloy disc brooch was recovered during the excavation of the all-weather gallop …

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RAF Honington, SLAM project

Flint flakes and a thumbnail scraper were collected from a buried soil layer during monitoring of the construction of accommodation blocks at RAF Honington. No cut features were found but the flints are further evidence of the dispersed Bronze Age occupation that is known to have occurred on the south side of the airfield …

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