19 High Street

An archaeological monitoring was carried out during groundwork for the construction of a single-storey extension to the rear of the building …

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New fire station, land off Stradbroke Rd

A trial trenched evaluation conducted on the site of the proposed new Lowestoft Fire Station off Stradbroke Road revealed no significant finds, features or deposits of archaeological significance. Severe truncation and modern disturbance was witnessed across much of the site …

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Alexander House, 73-81 St Matthews Street

An archaeological monitoring was carried out at the above site in advance of the construction of a rear extension to the building …

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Land Adjacent Pineways, Haugh Lane

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken in advance of the construction of two new dwellings at Pineway, Haugh Lane, Woodbridge, in order to characterise the nature of any surviving archaeological deposits. The site lies some 50m north of a Saxon inhumation burial (WBG 022) and Roman occupation deposits including a clay floor were also revealed during extensions to Woodbridge School to the south (WBG 029). …

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St Lawrence Church

A programme of refurbishment of the church was considered to have archaeological implications and archaeological recording was built in to the scheme as an integral part of the works …

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7 Williamsport Way, Lionbarn Industrial Estate

Evaluation trenching on the site of a ring ditch (site BRK 100) indicated that previous landscaping and terracing for the erection of warehouses and car parking at the southern end of Williamsport Way had destroyed all evidence of past activity. No archaeological features or finds could be recognised despite an aerial photograph of 1977 showing that a ring ditch (evidence for a prehistoric burial mound) was clearly visible as a crop mark feature within the area of development …

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The church of St Michael

The recording of the north wall of the nave revealed three main phases of construction with the majority of the fabric characterised by well-defined flint courses and dating to the 12th century. A semicircular arched doorway was probably a contemporary feature but had at the very least been re-set in its original location. Three perpendicular windows were inserted during the 15th or 16th century in conjunction with the raising of the nave walls by approximately 0.5 metres. A third strip of wall fabric at the top of the wall was thought to be associated with the construction of a new roof during the 19th century. Four burials were disturbed during the subsequent groundworks, all infants or children. It is not uncommon for the graves of infants and children to be grouped together close to the church in this way …

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