he Old Rectory

Evidence of medieval occupation was found during the monitoring of the groundworks for a new stable block at the Old Rectory, Langham. A hearth, posthole and a narrow slot were recorded and the pottery date suggests that the site was occupied between the 12th and 14th century …

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Land NW of Haverhill

An archaeological evaluation in advance of potential development on c.45ha of agricultural farmland to the north-west of Haverhill identified isolated and insubstantial pre-medieval deposits throughout the site and a network of post-medieval drainage ditches and field boundaries, as partly seen on 19th century mapping …

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Land adjacent to Carsons Drive

This archaeological desk based assessment was undertaken as a result of a proposal for a housing development on the land to the east of Carsons Drive, Great Cornard, and includes an examination of the Suffolk Historic Environment Record, the Suffolk Portable Antiquities Scheme data, a documentary search, an aerialphotographic survey and a site walkover. …

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Worlington Quarry

An archaeological monitoring was carried out at Worlington Quarry, Worlington during the removal of topsoil and identified a small Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint-working hollow. Sherds of three separate Beaker vessels and a large quantity of worked and burnt flints were recovered …

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Three Ponds

An archaeological evaluation, carried out on land at Three Ponds, Hoxne, in advance of potential housing development, has identified evidence of early medieval and medieval occupation within an area partially enclosed by a series of existing ditches and ponds sited on the edge of a medieval green. Although the site appears to have been truncated a small assemblage of pottery and metalworking slag was collected from a ditch and possible pits …

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Kennings/Sixt Hire Centre, Duke Street

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at the site of a proposed Travelodge on land adjacent to Duke Street, Ipswich - previously the Kennings/Sixt Hire Centre. …

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Aviary Wall repairs, Abbey Gardens

Repair works to the fabric of the Aviary wall, part of a service range within the precinct of the medieval Abbey of St Edmund were necessitated by localised failures of the wall surface. The wall is part of the designated Scheduled Ancient Monument and the repairs were monitored as part of a programme of archaeological work that was a condition of Scheduled Monument Consent. A description and analysis of the wall is included in the survey report (SCCAS Report no 2009/237) produced prior to the commencement of the repair phase and this document is an addendum to that original work …

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West Row Primary School

An archaeological evaluation, carried out on land at West Row Primary School, Mildenhall, has identified substantial evidence of Roman activity in the 2nd-4th centuries. The results, in combination with previous work to the north and south, indicate that a spread of Roman occupation evidence extends across the school grounds …

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Land north of 24, Hollesley Road

An archaeological evaluation was carried out land north of 24, Hollesley Road, Alderton in advance of the submission of a planning application to re-develop the site. A thick layer of subsoil was present throughout, from which a single Later Prehistoric flint was recovered. No cut features were identified within the trenches but a few sherds of medieval pottery were collected from the topsoil …

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Bridge at Sibton Abbey

A record was made of an 18th century bridge and the remains of its medieval predecessor at Sibton Abbey, Sibton. The bridge stands within private grounds and provides access across the River Yox to the site of the ruined Cistercian abbey. The abbey ruins are Grade-II listed and a Scheduled Ancient Monument but the bridge itself stands outside the designated monument area. The wing of the bridge on the upstream south bank has recently collapsed due to the erosive effects of the current which has exposed the soil core of the bridge abutment, seriously endangering the bridge's future …

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