Land off Risbygate Street and Nelson Road

An archaeological excavation was carried out in advance of planned development of a site at the junction of Nelson Street and Risbygate Street in Bury St Edmunds in November-December 2012. …

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Station Road East

A trial trench evaluation was carried out at the above site in advance of a proposal to redevelop the site for residential properties and associated parking. A number of features of archaeological interest were recorded during the work. The site appears to have been low lying, possibly marshy ground prior to the completion of the Stowmarket Navigation in 1793, which made the River Gipping much more navigable for the transport of goods. The completion of the Navigation led to the foundation of a number of industrial and mercantile operations at the navigation head on the development site. Foremost among these were maltings and their associated warehouses, evidence for which was recorded during the evaluation. A modest assemblage of finds dating from the medieval up to the early modern period was collected …

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Culford School Tennis Air Hall, The Street

An archaeological excavation was carried out on land at Culford School, Culford, in advance of the construction of a new indoor tennis facility. This was after trial trenching confirmed the presence of deposits dating to both the Iron Age and post-medieval periods, along with several undated features. The site, which is thought to lie within or near to the site of the original medieval village of Culford and within the area of ornamental gardens related to Culford Hall, identified evidence of significant activity in the later Bronze Age (c.1150-800BC) and the post-medieval period. An Early Bronze Age burial, with a complete food vessel, was also investigated within the site …

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Trust Farm

An archaeological recording was carried out during the re-development of the farmhouse at Trust Farm, Dennington. Trust Farm lies within an area of archaeological interest and is record in the Historic Environment Record as being the site of a medieval moated enclosure (DNN 008) …

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Land off Ullswater Drive, Bloodmoor Hill

This report presents the evidence from an archaeological excavation on a 5.76 acre site off Ullswater Drive, Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville. It provides a quantification and assessment of the site archive and considers the potential of the archive to answer specific research questions. The significance of the data is assessed and recommendations for dissemination of the results of the fieldwork are made. …

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Paridae, Cranfield Park

A trial trench evaluation was carried out at the above site after the granting of a planning consent for the demolition of the existing property and construction of two new houses on the site, along with associated access and services. …

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Plum Pudding Hill, Upper Street

A trial trench evaluation was carried out at the above site in advance of a proposal to erect an extension to the existing property, construct new access and change of the use of the land to a care home garden. The site appeared to have seen some terracing on its western edge, possibly due to the construction of a tennis court some time prior to the current works. However, hill wash deposits downslope and further to the east indicate the possibility for surviving archaeology that has been well protected from field cultivation. Two features were encountered, one a dubious linear feature and the other an undated ditch …

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Cockfield Hall (Rising Mains)

An archaeological monitoring was carried out on groundworks during the installation of pumping stations and new foul drains at Cockfield Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk. Cockfield Hall is a Grade I Listed Building of special architectural and historic interest, with an associated complex of buildings containing eight Grade II listed structures. The hall also lies within the Area of Archaeological Importance recorded in the County Historic Environment Record, on the northern side of the Yox Valley. During these groundworks, two possible archaeological features were identified and a small quantity of medieval pottery was recovered …

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Meridian Wind Farm

This archaeological desk based assessment has been undertaken as a result of a proposal for the siting of two wind turbines on land to the north east of Stalham in the parish of Brumstead. This DBA includes an examination of the Norfolk Historic Environment Record, the Norfolk NMP data (aerial photographic information), a historic map and documentary search and a site walkover …

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