IP8 Access Road, Scrivener Drive

An archaeological excavation was carried out in advance of the construction of an access road off Scrivener Drive, Pinewood. A total area of 1140m2 was stripped, revealing three ditch type features. Two of these contained clearly modern material and were aligned with existing boundaries. The third ditch contained a spread of charcoal associated with a compact deposit of tile in the upper fill. This may have been the remains of a small oven built in the partially filled ditch although it is more likely to just be a dump of material from an oven. The tile from this feature has been identified as Roman and a radiocarbon analysis of the charcoal gave a date range of 130 and 323 calAD …

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Mill House, Hall Road

Archaeological monitoring of the alterations to Mill House, Hall Road, Letheringham, identified an undated, but probably post-medieval pit and a brick lined well shaft, and a single inhumation. The burial comprised of a single individual on an east-west alignment and is likely to be located in the churchyard of a lost medieval church known to have been on this site. Undisturbed elements of the burial were left in-situ and all skeletal material returned to the trench upon backfilling with no further analysis …

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Land South of the Bungalow

Four evaluation trenches were excavated on a site adjoining the eastern side of The Street in Poslingford, Suffolk. Four medieval pits, including two particularly large cuts and one undated, but probably contemporary posthole were excavated. These produced 11th-12th and 12th-14th century pottery, animal bone, Oyster shell and a late medieval roof tile. …

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