Wenhaston Primary School

Archaeological monitoring of groundwork associated with the construction of an extension to the rear of Wenhaston Primary School identified a large linear feature which was possibly backfilled during the post-medieval period. Three red-brick soakaways associated with the Victorian school building were also noted …

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Ice Cream Kiosk and service trench, Framlingham Castle

An archaeological monitoring was carried out within the curtain wall of Framlingham Castle, Framlingham, Suffolk. This revealed a stone foundation under the northern wall of the Poor House, which may relate to the Great Hall which originally stood there. Apart from this, post-medieval and modern disturbed deposits were uncovered, as well as one medieval pot sherd and some undatable mortar …

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70 Chediston Street

Archaeological monitoring of footing trenches at 70 Chediston Street, Halesworth identified one undated pit underneath a flint and mortar wall stub/footing. The latter and another brick footing appeared to coincide with the location of buildings present on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey Maps …

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Land at Warren Farm

An archaeological evaluation carried out at Warren Farm, Badwell Ash demonstrated that there has been domestic occupation on the site since at least the 16th century. A hollow from which pottery, animal bone and building material was recovered, was found just behind the frontage and this has been interpreted as a kitchen midden …

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Harkstead Church

A programme of work at the church included provision of a new floor in the south aisle was monitored as it was likely that there would have been burials within the interior of the church. At the eastern end of the south aisle two ledger stones were revealed bedded directly on the earth with no evidence for underlying formal tombs …

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Moat House, Woodbridge Road

Archaeological monitoring of groundwork associated with the replacement of a rear extension to Moat House, Woodbridge Road, Debach, revealed a large area of fill in one trench. This lay on the line of a linear pond or moat and would suggest that it originally continued for at least a further 3m from its existing north-west terminus …

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Otley Hall

Archaeological monitoring of groundwork associated with the construction of an extension to an existing barn in the grounds of Otley Hall, Otley, was undertaken in January 2011. The excavation of a foundation trench was continuously monitored and a large cut filled with a homogenous mass of dark silty clay with occasional degraded timbers was noted. Although not conclusive, it is possible that this cut is part of a now filled section of a moat. No finds were recovered …

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Brettenham Heath

An archaeological rapid identification survey was carried out over five plots on Brettenham Heath, Norfolk. This was done in order to identify any earth works which might be present prior to rotavation as part of a conservation trial …

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