The Recreation Ground

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at The Recreation Ground, Finborough Road, Stowmarket. Two trenches were excavated and a posthole was recorded cutting through the subsoil. No other features were encountered. A small number of post-medieval artefacts were collected from the posthole and from the topsoil …

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Porter's Covert, Seven Hills

An archaeological monitoring was carried out during ground work for the construction of a crematorium. This followed an evaluation of the site by trial trenching, which revealed a localised deposit rich in Later Neolithic / Earlier Bronze Age pottery. An area of approximately 4800m2 was monitored, representing 30% of the area threatened by the development …

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Gulling Green Barn

An archaeological monitoring was carried out in September 2009 during ground-works at Gulling Green Barn, Brockley, a moated site containing a set of 18th century barns being converted to a residential property. Despite truncation of the moat platform a monitored soil strip of a small area identified evidence of both medieval and post-medieval activity. A small medieval finds assemblage of 12th-14th century pottery was collected indicating early occupation on the site while several wall foundations were observed and are thought to relate to a building extant in the 19th century. There is a high probability therefore that the remainder of the moat platform contains archaeological deposits relating to the past occupation and development of the site …

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Chilton Woods

An archaeological evaluation by trial trenching was carried out by Suffolk County Council fieldwork team at Chilton Woods to the north of Sudbury in Suffolk. The evaluation at Chilton Woods was a large assessment of the archaeology in the area covering c.121.8 hectares. The works consisted of 356 fifty meter long trenches targeting anomalies detected by the geophysical survey conducted by WYAS as well as sampling apparent blank areas. The works crossed four parish boundaries revealing areas of Late Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and medieval archaeology as well as showing disturbance and levelling from the USAAF base which was located towards the east of the site …

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Rochester Road Soak-away, RAF Lakenheath

A small area was opened up for excavation prior to the installation of a new soak-away in the area of the water works, on RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. Previous archaeological works in the area have uncovered a range of prehistoric remains, but of greater significance have been the extensive Roman and Anglo-Saxon occupation deposits. …

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Chalk Hill Quarry

Twenty-six evaluation trenches and an area of open excavation were investigated on farmland, prior to a new phase of chalk quarrying at Chalk Hill Quarry, Barton Mills, in Suffolk. …

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St. Mary's Church

A programme of reordering at the church of St. Mary, Capel St. Mary included the insertion of an underfloor heating system. In order to mitigate against possible damage to archaeological deposits, a programme of archaeological monitoring was undertaken while the works were in progress …

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1 Crawley Cottages, Blyburgate

During an archaeological monitoring two large pits dated to the late 12th to 14th centuries were revealed by the groundwork associated with the demolition of an existing single storey extension and the construction of a replacement two storey extension …

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Land adjacent Little Priory

A programme of archaeological excavation and monitoring of construction groundworks at land adjacent to Little Priory, Wangford with Henham took place following two stages of evaluation. The fieldwork identified further evidence of 12th-14th century medieval settlement contemporary with Wangord Priory, but suggests that the site lies to the south of the Priory precinct and its buildings, and to the west of any medieval settlement that may have lain along the frontage of Church Street …

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