The Old Manor House

A small stripped area was observed on the northern edge of the Old Manor House in April 2007. A single gully, believed to be of 13-14th century date though with intrusive finds, was observed, orientated approximately east-west. The feature disappeared within the bounds of the stripped area, although its precise terminus was unclear. Finds recovered included pottery, clay pipe, flint, animal bone and shell fragments …

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Lakenheath Playing Fields

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at the Lakenheath Playing Fields on the 25th August 2009, in advance of the construction of a new sports pavilion, associated car parking and a below ground heating system. Two trenches were excavated: Trench 2 was devoid of archaeology; Trench 1 contained three intercutting post-medieval ditches and a modern pit …

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No. 8 Herringswell

Archaeological monitoring was carried out during the excavation of footings for a building extension at No 8 The Street, Herringswell. This exposed a ditch that has been dated from pottery to the Early medieval period. The ditch also contained
struck, and burnt flint, and charcoal, which probably came from an earlier feature dating from the Late Bronze Age or Iron Age …

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Land adj 8 The Highlands

An archaeological trial trench evaluation was carried out on land at 8, The Highlands, Exning. Isolated finds of Iron Age, Roman and medieval date were recovered from a buried soil horizon but there was no indication of any activity relating to either the nearby site of an Iron Age enclosure or of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery believed to lie partially under the property …

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42 Churchgate Street

Monitoring of footing trenches for an extension behind 42 Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, revealed stratified archaeological deposits extending to a depth of c.1.4m below modern ground level. The layers represented accumulated soils and features spanning a complete sequence from the medieval to the modern period, with medieval layers at approximately 0.5m below the surface. …

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Land between 34 & 36 Beeches Road, West Row

An archaeological monitoring was carried out on land between 34 and 36 Beeches Road, West Row, Mildenhall, Suffolk. Nine footing trenches were dug, revealing a late medieval/early post-medieval pit or posthole, two post-medieval topsoil layers, one undated posthole, and a post-medieval brick and chalk lump domed capping structure, which covered a well, and its associated construction trench. An undated topsoil layer was also uncovered. It appeared that there may have been some truncation of the archaeological levels as a result of post-medieval activity …

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Church Bridge

An archaeological monitoring and building recording was carried out at Church Bridge, Boxford which identified and recorded the stone-built support piers of a medieval bridge, which was largely superceded in the 17th and 19th century by a brick and ironwork bridge …

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Land adjacent to Carsons Drive

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land adjacent to Carsons Drive, Great Cornard prior to the submission of a planning application for housing development. 79 linear trenches were excavated across the development area and a small number of archaeological features were encountered including 4 pits, a large hollow possibly forming the remnant of a prehistoric pond barrow, post-medieval boundary features and debris associated with post-medieval tile production. These features were dispersed across the development area …

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Magistrates car park

An archaeological evaluation trench was excavated in the Magistrate's Court car park, Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds. …

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