Site Event/Activity record ESF19289 - The Gables, Hall Street, Long Melford

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Location LMD 154 The Gables, Hall Street, Long Melford
Grid reference Centred TL 8623 4542 (14m by 25m)
Map sheet TL84NE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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An archaeological monitoring of footing trenches at The Gables, Hall Street, Long Melford located evidence of a mid 1st century to mid 3rd century phase of domestic Roman occupation consisting of two rubbish pits and associated soil layers, part of a wider pattern of Roman occupation previously identified at other sites in the vicinity. Two post-medieval wells, lying to the rear of the buildings fronting onto Hall Street, were also seen. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: HER event no. LMD 154 Sitecode LMD 154 Related HER No. LMD 137 Planning Application No. B/03/01673 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Watching Brief Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Other 5 - Garden Monument Type(s)/Period(s): LAYER Roman, WELL Post Medieval , PIT Roman Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Roman PROJECT LOCATION Area 25.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TL86234543 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Planning Authority (with/without advice from County/District Archaeologist) Design originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Field Team Director/Manager: Andrew Tester Supervisor: John Craven Sponsor or funding body: Developer DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Metal Media: Database, Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Metal Media: Plan, Report, Section PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Metal BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: The Gables, Hall Street, Long Melford, LMD 154 Author(s)/Editor(s): Craven, J.A. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS Report No. 2007/28 Date: 2007 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Bury St Edmunds Description: SCCAS Monitoring report

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

  • The Gables (Pmed) (Monument)
  • The Gables (Rom) (Monument)

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Dec 12 2007 4:25PM

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