Grange Farm

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Grange Farm, Palgrave in advance of the construction of an agricultural building. A single ditch, relating to a boundary shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey of 1886, was identified and, although infilled during the 19th and 20th centuries, may have had post-medieval or earlier origins as it appears to have formed part of a wider water management system partially enclosing an area to the south of the farmhouse …

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Land near Upper Abbey Farm, Eastbridge Road

An evaluation was carried out in advance of the construction of eight wildlife ponds and associated works. Eight trenches were excavated, representing approximately 7% of the area affected by the proposed development. These revealed that the northern half of the site was truncated by two large pits, probably post-medieval quarries, but no other archaeological deposits were present …

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Land at Hilton Farm, Badingham Road

A trial trench evaluation was carried out at Hilton Farm in advance of the construction of 15 houses. Five trenches (total area 319.5m2) were excavated, representing approximately 5% of the area of the proposed development …

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Narrow Way

An archaeological evaluation consisting of six trial trenches was carried out in advance of the proposed construction of 6 houses and following an assessment of aerial photographic evidence, a phase of fieldwalking and a metal detector survey. Six trial trenches were excavated within the proposed area for development. …

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Framlingham Castle visitor centre

Archaeological monitoring of groundwork associated with the erection of a bin store adjacent the visitor centre at Framlingham Castle was undertaken in May 2011. The hand excavation of a series of post holes was continuously monitored due to their location being close to an area of known human burials. The post holes reached a maximum depth of 0.5m but were entirely within the topsoil and did not affect any archaeological deposits or features …

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Roman Way

Archaeological monitoring of foundation trenches for an extension of a warehouse at 13 Roman Way, in Thetford, Norfolk, revealed three ditch cuts, all of which produced low levels of later prehistoric worked flint. Further struck flint pieces, as well as a single sherd of heavily abraded Late Bronze Age to Iron Age pottery, were retrieved from a subsoil layer. There were varying levels of disturbance across the site …

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Laxfield Church (All Saints)

Two small evaluation test-pits were excavated within the body of the tower of All Saints Church, Laxfield on the line of proposed new service trenches. A heavily sooted brick floor representing a 19th or early 20th century structure that would have formed a stable base for a stove was uncovered. No medieval floor levels were encountered and judging by the base level of the extant limestone mouldings, medieval floor levels would have been similar to those of today and, on that basis, are likely to have been replaced rather than built over …

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Former Lime Tree Bungalow, Back Street,

An evaluation by trial trenching identified some 19th and 20th century pits and a 20th century foundation but no earlier archaeological features or deposits …

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