Worlington Quarry July 2013 strip

An area of some 0.48ha was stripped immediately adjacent and west of previous stripped and investigated parts of the quarry, bounded to the south by the B1085 and to the north by the quarry access road. No finds or deposits of archaeological relevance were observed within the stripped area and it appears that a scatter of suspected prehistoric pits/postholes and a hearth pit that were recorded in the northern corner of the previous phase of monitoring did not continue into this area …

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New School Hall, Rougham CEVCP School

An archaeological evaluation was carried out at the site of the proposed new school hall on the eastern end of the existing Rougham CEVCP School. Three late post-medieval/early modern features were noted cut into the natural geological layer at the base of the trench, with a wall footing higher in the section of the trench believed to belong to a wall visible on the 1880 Ordnance Survey map of the area …

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Phase 2, Office Farm, Mutton Lane

An area of 0.3 hectares was evaluated by trial trenching as a condition of planning permission to develop the site. Four trenches were excavated, one of which produced a large pond type feature containing a small quantity of 18th-19th century finds. The study area had been heavily disturbed by modern agricultural buildings …

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Glue Pot Farm, Edwards Lane

Archaeological work was carried out at Glue Pot Farm as a condition of planning permission to build two cattle sheds. A total area of 249 square metres was stripped to archaeological levels, covering the footprint of the two planned buildings. A single ditch was recorded, the fill of which contained mixed finds of Roman, medieval and post-medieval date. Re-cutting of the ditch may explain the mixed finds assemblage recovered from its fill …

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The Clock House, No.109 Northgate St

Monitoring for the construction of a garden room to the rear of the existing house identified a concentration of archaeological features that predated the construction of the current house and relate to the previous occupation of the site. The features included a well, possible malting oven, pits and postholes; the very limited sample means that it is difficult to draw detailed conclusions, but the features seem typical of domestic backyards within an urban context …

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Land off Canning Road

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken on land off Canning Road, Lowestoft between the 9th and 13th September 2013. No finds or features of archaeological relevance were observed, and much of the site appears to have been heavily disturbed in the 20th century, with various phases of quarrying/refuse dumping and possibly use as a railway gravel stockyard being noted …

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Car park opposite B591

An archaeological evaluation and a continuous monitoring were carried out during the construction of a carpark on RAF Mildenhall, in the parish of Mildenhall. A network of Iron Age ditches were uncovered that appear to form a series of enclosures, that align northwest to southeast before turning northeast with entrances facing to the south. Some moderately large pits were uncovered, which may also have been Iron Age but this dating could not be confirmed. Significant finds included Iron Age pottery, a triangular loomweight and a fired clay slingshot, an unusual find although typical of the period …

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