Essex Furniture warehouse site

This archaeological desk based assessment was undertaken in advance of the redevelopment of the land occupied by Essex Furniture, east of Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich. It includes an examination of the Suffolk Historical Environment Record, a documentary search, the examination of the available site records and available historic maps …

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No 35 The Street

Rubbish pits dated by pottery were excavated during an evaluation at 35, The Street, Icklingham. The pits were concentrated alongside the road frontage and the pottery suggests two previous periods of occupation in the 12th-14th century and the 16th-18th century. Building materials, including 13th-15th century bricks and degraded clay lump, were also found but the site of a building was not identified …

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Boyton Hall

An archaeological evaluation in advance of potential development at Boyton Hall, Haverhill identified two Roman features and part of a substantial phase of medieval settlement activity in the 12th-14th centuries, with a possible Late Saxon or Early medieval origin. The larger part of this occupation evidence was seen in the adjacent evaluation WTL 009/HVH 064 …

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The Deer Park, Weston Park Golf Club

An archaeological trial trench evaluation carried out to assess the archaeological potential of 27.5ha of pasture land adjacent to Weston Park Golf Club, Weston Longville, Norfolk, identified a surviving archaeological horizon across the site at a depth of 0.4m-0.7m. Archaeological deposits consisted of evidence for widespread and dispersed prehistoric activity, principally in the Early to Middle Neolithic and Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age periods, and for post-medieval land management …

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Downham High Warren, High Lodge

A Rapid Archaeological Investigation Survey was undertaken within an area of Forestry Commission land centred on the High Lodge Visitor Centre, Santon Downham, Suffolk. The aim of the survey was to inform proposals for the creation of a multi-user heritage trail. Three proposed 5km trials were surveyed and a number of earthworks of potentially archaeological origin were recorded. The majority of these had been identified by previous surveys and are recorded on the County Historic Environment Record. Newly identified features that have been submitted to the HER for inclusion consisted of two extraction pits (?19th century), a possible prehistoric burial mound, a series of post-medieval field or plantation boundaries, and two further banks that are possibly related to the known warren banks …

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Almoner's Barns, Cullum Road

An evaluation to assess the archaeological potential of residential development at Almoner's Barns, Cullum Road, Bury St Edmunds showed that the site, thought to be the location of a medieval and post-medieval farm complex, has been subject to significant change and landscaping since the late 19th century, which probably included extensive truncation of geological and archaeological horizons. No firm evidence of the farm complex as shown on mid-19th century and earlier mapping was identified at any point in the trenching, although one ditch may possibly be from this period or earlier and the date of a small brick structure is uncertain …

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20 Egremont Street

A trial trenched evaluation was conducted at 20 Egremont Street, Glemsford, in advance of a future housing development at the site. Archaeological deposits were encountered across the western half of the site area and included three pits and the corner of a possible ditched enclosure. Finds associated with these features included tin-glazed and imported slipware pottery, clay pipes and ceramic building material of likely 17th and 18th century date. The eastern half of the site appears to be heavily truncated, probably caused by the clearance of previous buildings along the street frontage and the construction of the post-war dwelling that occupies the site today …

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Site to the Northeast of 1 Ellwoods Close

An archaeological trial trench evaluation was undertaken by Suffolk Archaeology CIC on land to the northeast of 1 Ellwoods Close, Isleham, Cambridgeshire. A total area of 54sqm (c.5% of the total 0.11ha site) was evaluated to assess the quantity, quality and extent of any surviving archaeological deposits within a field currently lying fallow …

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