Land Northwest of Bury St Edmunds Phase 2

The second phase of a two stage evaluation was carried out on land to the north-west of Bury St Edmunds adjacent to the southern side of the A1101. A total of 156 trenches were excavated across the central and southern portions of the site in order to ascertain the presence, extent and nature of any surviving archaeological horizons and to determine the extent of horizons already identified during Phase 1. …

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Hoxne Church north aisle test pits

As part of a preliminary evaluation, two test holes were excavated to identify the potential archaeological constraints to any proposed plans to ameliorate a damp problem in the exterior wall of the north aisle of the church …

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Northern spine road

An area of c.6.9 hectares was evaluated by trial trenching along the route of a proposed road scheme. Seventy five trenches were excavated, revealing a low density of archaeological features. Where present, these mainly consisted of undated field boundaries but evidence of Roman activity was identified in the south of the site.
A roughly east - west aligned ditch in the north of the site shows on the 3rd edition Ordnance Survey map as a field boundary. The only other incised features present were what appeared to be large extraction pits, probably associated with the nearby brickworks, a possible pond feature and a small number of isolated pits …

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15 Aldridge Lane

An archaeological evaluation carried out at 15 Aldridge Lane, Fornham All Saints, Suffolk identified a buried soil horizon and pit of probable medieval date, likely relating to the past occupation of the moated enclosure in which the site is situated. There was no evidence of any activity relating to the adjacent Fornham cursus and its wider prehistoric monumental landscape …

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'The Story of Hoxne', Community Test Pits

An archaeological community event, consisting of the excavation of twenty-nine test pits by local residents and other volunteers, took place in Hoxne in July 2013. The event was preceded in May 2013 by the excavation of another two test pits by local schoolchildren. …

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Coltsfoot Rd (former lock-up garages)

Monitoring of footing trenches dug for a new dwelling revealed that a ditch, previously identified in an evaluation and on historic mapping and thought to be a possible ditched or moated enclosure relating to activities on a post-medieval estate, was in excess of 8m in width and was at least 2.2m deep. Unfortunately no finds or other dating evidence was recovered from the fills of this feature …

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Land south of Daking Avenue and west of Swan Street

An evaluation by trial trenching was carried out in relation to a proposed housing development on the former site of Goodlands Farm. Eight trenches were excavated and these identified disturbed deposits of post-medieval and modern subsoil and a large pit, backfilled in the early 20th century, which might have been associated with the use of Goodlands Farm as a tannery in the 19th century …

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Land at Ullswater Road

Archaeological excavations on land at Ullswater Road, Campsea Ashe identified a small assemblage of flint dating from the Neolithic through to the Iron Age and two separate phases of Iron Age pottery as residual finds in later features. …

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