Land Adjacent to Longridge

The site of a proposed development of seven dwellings, lying in an area of archaeological importance within a historic settlement core and within c. 300m of a substantial Roman and Romano-British settlement to the west and south-west ,was evaluated by trial trenching. …

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Hall Farm

Permission for the improvement of drainage ditches at Hall Farm, Wenhaston required a programme of archaeological monitoring during damming and re-profiling works. No features of archaeological significance were observed either in the ditch sections exposed by machining however one late medieval pot rim was recovered from the upcast spoil in the south east corner of the site …

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Adjacent The Old Forge, St James Street

Archaeological monitoring during construction of a new house identified fragments of red earthenware pottery dating from the 16th-18th century. Earlier pottery fragments were also found and include Medieval coarseware and Rhenish Siegburg stoneware. However all were from unstratified contexts and no archaeological features were located as a result of the monitoring visits …

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Land off Station Road East, Station Road East

This archaeological desk based assessment was undertaken as a result of a proposal for the demolition of the present buildings and the erection of an apartment complex on the land to the west of Station Road East in Stowmarket, and includes an examination of the Suffolk Sites and Monuments Record, a geotechnical report provided by the client, a site walkover and a documentary search. …

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King George V Field

This archaeological desk based assessment was undertaken as a result of proposal for a housing development on the King George V playing fields and the adjacent disused factory site, and includes an examination of the Suffolk Sites and Monuments Record, a documentary search, an aerial photographic examination, a geophysical survey and a site walkover. …

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Foxhall Landfill Site, Proposed Waste Transfer Site

This short archaeological desk based assessment was undertaken as a result of plans for the proposed development of the site and includes an examination of the Suffolk Sites and Monuments Record, the photographic archive held by Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service and a site walkover. …

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57-59 College St

An archaeological evaluation at 57-59 College Street identified the remains of a cellar with flint and mortar walls. The cellar had been infilled and a small trench exposed brick fragments that were medieval in date. It is uncertain how rare stone lined cellars were within the medieval town but it seems reasonable to suggest that this was from a high status building and may be related to Jesus College, which was dissolved during the Reformation. A flint surface with a mortar spread may have been contemporary. A sequence of brick foundations are thought to be the remains of the former workhouse which was sold in 1884 …

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