Windsor Circle and Halifax Street, RAF Lakenheath

This assessment contains the results of an archaeological excavations carried out at Windsor Circle and Halifax Street, RAF Lakenheath, Eriswell. The report quantifies each site archive and assesses their potential and significance, as applied to specific research questions drawn from both regional and local research agendas. …

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110-112 Handford Rd, former 3 Jolly Sailors PH

A trenched evaluation revealed the survival of archaeological deposits, finds and features of probable Roman date. Two square post-holes, which both contained pottery of 2nd to 3rd centuries AD date, might be related to a post-hole alignment representing a possible Roman palisade enclosure previously seen on the south side of Handford Road …

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59 College Street

Archaeological monitoring of works relating to the construction of an extension to 59 College Street, Bury St Edmunds identified a number of features dating to the late 12th to 14th centuries, probably related to the college complex that occupied the site from the 13th to 16th centuries. While these were mainly pits containing occupation debris, two hearths and a small piece of flint and mortar wall were also found. A later phase of post-medieval pits containing ceramic building material and some pottery were also encountered. These were likely to have been associated with the construction and occupation of a series of gable-ended buildings built in the 16th -17th century and later converted into a workhouse, part of which survives as 59 College Street …

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Manson House, Northgate Street

A programme of archaeological excavation and monitoring in advance of residential development on land to the rear of Manson House, Northgate Street, identified significant evidence of medieval occupation and domestic or semi-industrial/agricultural activity relating to food production or brewing during the 12th-14th centuries, despite being limited to a piecemeal investigation of just a small proportion of the overall plot, and affected by high levels of modern disturbance …

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Hill Farm, Brick Kiln Hill

This archaeological Desk Based Assessment was undertaken to inform the planning process in advance of the construction of a proposed anaerobic digester plant in an orchard adjacent to Hill Farm, Brick Kiln Hill, Boxford. …

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Cherry Tree Inn Monitoring (Phase 2)

Phase 2 of archaeological monitoring of ground disturbance in advance of the construction of new housing at Cherry Tree Inn, Debenham revealed the presence of an additional 4 un-urned cremations and one urned cremation of Middle Bronze Age date. These remains can be added to those found in the previous phase of monitoring works (five urned cremations containing the remains of seven individuals and seven unurned cremations containing remains from fifteen individuals) and reported on in 2012 as well as the initial evaluation by trial trenching (one urned and one unurned cremation, both of single individuals) undertaken in 2010 …

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Water Treatment Works

This archaeological Desk Based Assessment was undertaken to inform the planning process in advance of the construction of additional works buildings and storage tanks at Barsham Water Treatment Works, Barsham. The results indicate that the site is topographically favourable for archaeological sites dating from the prehistoric period and that limited evidence for prehistoric activity, including a possible barrow cemetery, is present in the study area. There is also potential for medieval remains, associated with a possible settlement focussed on the nearby crossing of Bungay Road over a stream. This crossing point possibly formed part of a Second World War stop line and evidence for associated defences may also be present …

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2-141 Eden Road and 85-87 High Street

Two evaluation trenches were excavated to the rear of 85-87 High Street and on vacant land near the end of Eden Road. The trenches revealed highly disturbed domestic/garden soils with large modern features cut though the natural deposits. No finds or features of archaeological relevance were observed …

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