Belmont House

Archaeological monitoring was carried out in the grounds of Belmont House, Hall Street, Long Melford. Only limited excavations penetrated below the very deep topsoil. Two pits were exposed and an industrial hearth or (?) kiln on the border of the property to the north all dating from the 19th century. No earlier archaeological features were exposed …

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Kennet Park

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Kennett Park, Moulton in advance of redevelopment for housing. Twenty-two linear trenches were excavated across the area; a ditch and posthole were recorded, the ditch was either prehistoric or post-medieval in date, the posthole was undated, but might have been post-medieval. Modern construction debris was encountered in a number of trenches that probably related both to the construction of houses to the east of the development area and to development within the former Friskies Pet Care site with which the land had been associated. A small number of worked flints were recovered from the subsoil and topsoil that indicate a low level of background prehistoric activity within the vicinity of the development area …

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Gemeed

Archaeological monitoring was carried out in advance of an extension to Gemeed, Bury Road, Pakenham and the construction of kennels in a field behind the house. The site lies within a known area of Roman occupation, on the north-west edge of the Roman town, and at the north-west corner of an early Roman fort and later civilian settlement. …

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51 Brunel Way

An archaeological evaluation was carried out in advance of development at 51 Brunel, Way, Thetford. Trial trenching showed the site to have been severely truncated. Disturbed topsoil produced two silver coins, a penny and halfpenny; the first of John or Henry III, the second a cut halfpenny of Henry III …

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Little Thurlow Primary School

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Little Thurlow Primary School, Little Thurlow on the 23rd July 2009, in advance of the construction of a Pre-School. A single linear trench measuring 18m in length was excavated within the footprint of the proposed structure. …

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Land to the Rear of The Homestead

An archaeological monitoring was carried out on land at the rear of The Homestead, Rickinghall, during the groundworks for a new house. The site lies close to an area from where a Roman inhumation burial, RKS 011 was recorded. Archaeological evaluation and monitoring in 2003-4 on the former garden of The Homestead prior to the redevelopment of the whole site identified post-medieval pits and undated pits identified as possible former mineral extraction features. …

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