10 Factory Street

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at 10 Factory Street, Lowestofts sadvance of a proposal to redevelop the site …

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The Driftway

An archaeological monitoring was carried out during construction of new dwellings at The Driftway, Capel St Mary. Up to eight separate ditches were identified, all on a north-north-west to south-south-east alignment. One of the ditches contained Roman pottery and all are parallel to other ditches identified during an earlier evaluation which date to the Roman period. …

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Foxburrow Farm, Waldringfield Road

Trial-trenching of a pronounced depression on agricultural land, prior to its infilling, was carried out in order to determine its character and origins. This revealed no evidence of the feature being man made and it is probably a natural hollow, filled by various layers of quite sterile silty deposits. Two parallel undated ditches were identified on flat ground east of the depression, but otherwise no cut features were observed …

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St. Peter & St. Paul Church

A programme of works at the church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Eye, involved a significant reduction in the floor level of the north chancel aisle/chapel and the insertion of services in a trench excavated through the churchyard to the north of the church. Removal of the 19th/20th century organ platform and soil (representing the fill of earthcut graves) under the wooden choir room floor, revealed six brick-lined graves, all of probable 18th or early 19th century date. As reduction of these structures down to the proposed development formation level would have required significant additional resources, a revised level was imposed which left the grave tops intact. …

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Clare Primary School

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Clare Primary School, Erbury Place, Clare in advance of new extensions, a bus turning area and a new sports pitch. A single trench was opened in the area of the proposed new sports pitch in the southwest corner of the site and this revealed two features of Iron Age date, a small pit and an irregular linear feature. A linear earthwork visible on the surface of the playing field was found have been backfilled within the last 120 years, and no traces of earlier boundaries on this line were found …

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Pre-school building at County Primary School

An archaeological evaluation was carried out at the site of a proposed new pre-school building on land to the south of Bacton County Primary School, Bacton. A single 20m trench was excavated down to the top of the natural subsoil but no archaeological features of any period were identified although a single small abraded sherd of Roman grey ware was recovered from the topsoil …

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