The Priory

A single storey extension to the rear of The Priory, Blythburgh (TM 4519 7534, BLB 070), required a programme of archaeological monitoring to be undertaken. The property is located within the village of Blythburgh, a settlement of probable Saxon origin, and was constructed in a number of phases. A medieval chapel, sits at the west side, with a 17th century farmhouse, a rebuilt 15th century timber framed property, and early 20th century additions making up the remainder of the house. A small ruined medieval priory is located in the gardens. …

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Nettlestead Chace

An archaeological watching brief and standing building survey were carried out during alterations and extensions to Nettlestead Chace, a Grade II Listed Building. The house assumed it present form in the early 19th century but occupies the site of Nettlestead Hall, a Tudor mansion belonging to the Barons Wentworth …

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Haverhill Business Park: Suffolk Side

A trial trench evaluation in advance of commercial development identified a few archaeological features, 15 linear features and four pits. Of these nine produced dateable finds and only three of these were earlier than post-medieval in date. No particular concentration of features was recorded, although two of the three earlier features were found in adjacent trenches on the high ground in the south-eastern part of the site …

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Botany Marsh, Buss Creek

Monitoring of flood defence works at Buss Creek, Southwold, was required to record any archaeological and palaeo-environmental deposits revealed by the various groundworks. …

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Home Farm reservoir

A metal-detecting survey and trial trench evaluation were carried out at the above site in advance of the excavation of a farm reservoir. …

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Carlton Hall

An evaluation at Carlton Hall revealed a concentration of archaeological features belonging to a variety of periods. These were mainly encountered along the western side of the site, although two ditches (one undated, the other medieval) were revealed in the two trenches excavated in the east …

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Wangford Quarry, Wangford Covert Extension

An evaluation at Wangford Quarry revealed a scattering of archaeological features in two concentrations: one prehistoric group towards the north of the study area, while an undated series of ditches crossed the south of the site. …

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Antrim House

A small excavation in advance of the construction of a swimming pool at Antrim House, Haughley, revealed a series of features, most of which were undated. Two ditches in the central part of the site may be contemporary features of prehistoric date, with some possible Iron Age pottery recovered from a context associated with the ditches …

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