Land North of The Street

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land to North of The Street, Erwarton in advance of a proposal to develop the site. …

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Nayland Farm, Mill Road

An archaeological evaluation carried out at Nayland Farm, Battisford Tye, exposed part of a large linear feature of presumed medieval origin. Excavation of the feature to its full depth identified post-medieval (18th to 20th century) backfills only, although a single considerably abraded sherd of medieval pottery was also recovered …

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23 Duke Street

Archaeological monitoring of groundwork associated with the construction of an extension to the rear of 23 Duke Street, Bildeston, was undertaken during September 2010. A series of footing trenches were examined. These revealed a natural subsoil of yellow clay beneath c. 0.3m of topsoil. A large pit with a single fill of dark grey silt was noted adjacent the rear of the building. No datable finds were recovered from the fill although occasional oyster shells were present. A similar pit has been recorded in the vicinity. Bildeston is known for its medieval cloth industry and it is possibly these pits are related to production processes …

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42 Crown Street

An archaeological monitoring was carried out on land at the rear of 42 Crown Street Bury St Edmunds. A fragment of a mortar foundation for a sill beam was uncovered and a soil layer with occupation waste that was probably medieval although there were no dateable finds …

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Land off Turnpike Road

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on 2.9ha of vacant land off of Turnpike Road, Red Lodge, Suffolk, in advance of residential development. …

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Moulton Stud

An archaeological monitoring carried out on land at Moulton Stud, Moulton has identified isolated evidence of activity in the Early Iron Age period. An unstratified pottery assemblage suggests a low-level scatter of dispersed activity in the immediate area, but could also be indicating a focus of settlement as it is possible that more extensive archaeological evidence was not uncovered or has been removed by modern agricultural practices. The presence of a group of undated postholes forming a possible structure may be of contemporary date but could equally likely be medieval or later …

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Stowmarket Golf Course

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Stowmarket Golf Course, to the rear of Great Finborough Church, in August and September 2010. …

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Pontin's Holiday Centre, Pakefield

A holiday centre was initially established at Pakefield, on the Suffolk coast, in the 1920's/1930's. It has since been refurbished and expanded many times. This area of the coast also played a significant role during the defence of the country during the Second World War …

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Washington Square, RAF Mildenhall

Archaeological trial trenching at Washington Square on RAF Mildenhall uncovered evidence of Roman settlement consisting of a complex of ditches indicative of settlement. Finds evidence suggest that the occupation continued from the 1st to 4th centuries although with a possible decline in the 4th century. Later ditches are thought to be post medieval. The site has been heavily truncated by works associated with the airfield and lies directly exposed beneath the sub base …

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