Survey of saltmarsh and foreshore below Sutton Hoo

Following the discovery of man-made wooden structures and pottery on a stretch of foreshore below Sutton Hoo in 2002, a programme of archaeological work was undertaken to better understand the archaeology and dynamics of the area. As a result of this, repeat visits were made in 2003, 2005 and 2009 to monitor the rate of further erosion, the survival of known wooden structures and to record any newly exposured timbers …

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Former CES Building, RAFM partial excavation

An archaeological investigation involving the recording and excavation (where possible), of three trenches and a small surface strip was carried out on the former site of the CES Building, RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk. This revealed evidence of several prehistoric or Roman ditches and pits, one of which produced 2nd century+ pottery. The other prominent features included large, sub-rectangular pits that are thought to be the result of post-medieval chalk extraction for agriculture or construction. These, as well as a disturbed deposit, produced Roman pottery sherds from the 1st to the 4th century and one sherd of Iron Age pottery, all of which appeared to be redeposited. Although sometimes truncated by modern activity, the features were generally well preserved below up to 0.7m of topsoil and overburden …

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Cable Ducts, Shire Hall

A continuous monitoring was carried out during the excavation of cable trenches in the car park of Shire Hall, Bury St Edmunds. The continuation of the southern precinct wall of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds and two probable 19th century garden walls were found. All of these walls had what is believed to be worked garden soil built up around them …

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7 The Highlands

A small archaeological excavation at 7, The Highlands, Exning, Suffolk identified a 20m length of a single, 4m wide, ditch of Early Iron Age date, with evidence of later quarrying to the north and south …

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Land off The Street

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on off of The Street, Badwell Ash in advance of the creation of a wildlife pond in an area within the floodplain of a tributary of The Black Bourne. No archaeological deposits were identified, the trench instead demonstrating the presence of a sequence of natural environmental deposits which may have future potential for palaeoenvironmental studies …

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Wood Farm

An archaeological monitoring was carried out during the excavation of footings during the construction of an outbuilding at Wood Farm, Gipping. A small pit containing burnt stone, pottery and a fragment of a kiln bar, located within a trench, is thought to be evidence of a kiln on or close to the site dating from the 12th to 14th centuries …

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A12 Flood Alleviation Scheme

The results of this DBA suggest there is a moderate to high potential for encountering Anglo-Saxon, medieval and post-medieval archaeological remains due to the location of the site, which lies along the line of a causeway and bridge that has been in use from at least the Anglo-Saxon period …

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