Palace House Stables

An archaeological evaluation was carried out at Palace House Stables, Newmarket. This recorded a range of six brick-built walls, the front of an extensive span of lean-to out-buildings built against the north boundary wall. …

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Barnham Old Post Office

An archaeological monitoring was carried out during the excavation of footings for a single dwelling at Barnham and confirmed that a platform of clay, probably for a building of early post-medieval date, survived towards the front of the property and that a layer of gravel below the clay sealed the top of what are interpreted as pits for the extraction of gravel. There were a number of pits across the site and these clearly represent a range of dates. The latest of these was c.3m deep and was infilled during the 20th century …

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New Executive Villas, Center Parcs

A programme of archaeological fieldwork, consisting of evaluation, excavation and
monitoring was carried out on four separate blocks of land within the Center Parcs Holiday Village, Elveden, Suffolk. The works identified widespread archaeological deposits despite the shallow depth of archaeological levels and disturbance from the sites former landuse as a pine plantation. …

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Ipswich East Fire Station, The Havens, Ransomes Europark

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at The Havens, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich in advance of a proposal to build a new fire station and associated car parking. Two features were recorded, a ditch likely to have been a former field boundary, and a small, round pit rich in charcoal which may represent burning in situ. Similar features are well documented from this part of Ipswich but their date and function remain unclear at present. Datable material was not recovered from either feature …

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1, Broad Road

Monitoring of groundworks for an extension to 1, Broad Road, Wickham Market, revealed no archaeological interventions but suggested that some landscaping or levelling had occurred, perhaps during the construction of a building which previously occupied the site. A capped and brick lined well was recorded in the south west corner of the site which is likely to be a pump illustrated on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map dated c.1900 …

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Lorne Villa, 18 The Croft

An archaeological monitoring was carried out in the grounds of Lorne Villa, Sudbury and identified a heat-affected brick structure, which may be a late medieval kiln/oven and a series of post-medieval deposits and pits …

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Bushel Barn, Paltry Farm

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Bushel Barn, Paltry farm, Great Barton, Suffolk in advance of construction of a new driveway. Trial trenching, together with a topsoil metal-detecting survey of the development footprint, did not identify any archaeological features or deposits relating to the known area of Roman occupation which lies c.200m to the north …

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South Elmham Hall Gatehouse

This report provides an analysis of the remains of the medieval gatehouse at St Elmham Hall, South Elmham St Cross. The building is situated within the moated enclosure about 40m to the north-west of the hall. The site as a whole is a Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM no 211460) and protected by statute …

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