Intermediate School Gym, RAF Lakenheath

An excavation carried out prior to the construction of a new school gym on land at the intermediate school, RAF Lakenheath identified a mid to late 1st century posthole structure centrally located within a contemporary, or earlier, penannular ditch that had structural characteristics …

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Elmside Farm

A programme of archaeological work at Elmside Farm, Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk included three phases of trenched evaluation and two open area excavations. …

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14 The Limes

Archaeological monitoring of footing and service trenches for development at 14, The Limes, Long Melford, identified a series of large Roman pits of early Roman date, together with an intact 3rd century inhumation burial of an adult female and associated Beaker vessel. The finds assemblage from the pits indicates activity in the vicinity from the Late Iron Age/Roman through to the mid Roman periods. By the mid 3rd century significant activity in the area appears to have ceased, the presence of the burial indicating the site was no longer an area of occupation …

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Land off New Rd

Archaeological evaluation and monitoring of three house plots on land at New Road, Long Melford, identified a series of large pits of early Roman date. The finds assemblage from the pits indicates domestic activity in the vicinity from the Late Iron Age/Roman through to the mid Roman periods. By the mid 3rd century significant activity in the area appears to have ceased with features being sealed by a late Roman soil layer …

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Land off Lords Walk

Three trial trenches were excavated on land off of Lords Walk, Eriswell on the 20th of February 2012 in advance of the construction of a new Bio-fuel plant. A collection of three pits and three ditch features were observed in Trench 3 whilst a single outlying pit was also observed in Trench 1. The finds assemblage was consistently Iron Age in origin …

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Vicarage Barn, Needham Road

Monitoring of groundworks associated with the conversion of a barn at Vicarage Barn, Coddenham revealed a possible former floor surface inside the barn and flint and mortar footings, which could suggest an earlier phase of structure, later reused to build the existing brick walls. No artefactual evidence was recovered from the upcast spoil or seen in the exposed sections …

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Land at County Farm

Archaeological evaluation on land at the former County Farm, Church Field Road, Chilton confirmed the position of three medieval/post-medieval ditches, previously known from aerial photography and earlier programmes of evaluation and excavation in the adjacent fields. A single pit containing fragments of an early Anglo-Saxon ceramic vessel, possibly a crucible, was an isolated feature but suggests a phase of industrial activity in the vicinity …

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