Suddon Hall

Monitoring of groundworks for an extension to Suddon Hall, Kenton, a medieval moated site, revealed evidence of the backfilled northern arm of the moat and a probable late medieval or early post-medieval bridge …

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Stratford St Mary Fieldwalking

A two day fieldwalking project was undertaken as part of the Managing a Masterpiece, an HLF funded project, in March 2012. A total of thirty-two volunteers walked a field NW of Stratford St Mary (in Higham parish), which had a number of undated cropmarks. The most significant finds were a small number of Iron Age pottery sherds and a scattering of worked flints of probable Iron Age date. Medieval and post-medieval pottery was found across the site, as was a large quality of Ceramic Building Material (CBM - brick and tile), which may have come from earlier buildings in the SE corner of the site or from 17th century buildings to the west and north-east of the field …

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The White Hart, 21 High Street

An archaeological evaluation by trial trenching was carried out by Suffolk Archaeology CIC at The White Hart, 21 High Street, Mildenhall, in Suffolk. The evaluation assessed c.5% of a small car parking area of c.0.1ha for archaeological evidence. The works consisted of one trench ten meters in length located in the centre of the car park. …

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Land to the rear of Chapel Cottages, Fox Lane

An archaeological evaluation by trial trenching was carried out by Suffolk Archaeology behind No. 1 and No.2 Chapel Cottages, Fox Lane, Darsham, Suffolk. The evaluation assessed 5% of a parcel of agricultural land covering 1.8ha for archaeological evidence …

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St. Andrews Church

A series of four Test-pits were excavated at St Andrews Church: two aimed primarily at investigating whether internal damp problems originated from leaking drains and their associated features. All of the Test-pits were excavated to the depth of the base of the bonded component of the nave and chancel walls with a view to informing any future remediation of the damp problem …

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Land off Fengate Drove

An excavation to further investigate the known but hitherto undated Norfolk/Suffolk county boundary ditch was carried out in October 2015, with a view to collecting suitable sample material for Optical Spin Luminescence analysis and dating …

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Health centre and dental practice

A program of archaeological evaluation was carried out to assess the site of a new medical centre and dental practice at RAF Honington, Honington for heritage assets. The site consisted of part of the old runway and hard standing (0.7 ha) located to the south of the current runways. The area was cleared of concrete and tarmac which in places was up to 1m in depth …

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Land at Moreton Hall

An archaeological excavation was carried out in advance of a school development on land East of Moreton Hall, Rougham, Suffolk. The excavation revealed mainly Early/Middle Iron Age activity on the site, dating to c.500-300 of the first millennium BC. The character and density of the features indicates probably little more than the outskirts of a small farmstead to the east of the site, supporting one or two families. The domestic nature of the excavated features is demonstrated by the predominance of flint-tempered plain wares in the pottery assemblage, which consisted of vessel forms used typically for food preparation, serving and storage. Domestic activity is represented further by evidence of textile working in the form of loomweight fragments. This part of the settlement/farmstead seems to have been fairly short-lived and there is little evidence to suggest that the site had continued occupation during the late Iron Age/Roman period …

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Land north of College Road

An archaeological evaluation by trial trenching was carried out on land north of College Road, Thurlton, Norfolk. The evaluation assessed c.5% of a parcel of agricultural land covering 1.9ha for archaeological evidence …

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