Site Event/Activity record ESF19512 - Gardner R, SCCAS watching brief 2004/099

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Location Castle Cottage, Castle Lane, Orford
Grid reference Centred TM 4209 4998 (5m by 6m)
Map sheet TM44NW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


Not recorded.



An Archaeological Watching Brief was carried out during the cutting of strip foundations for an extension to the rear of Castle Cottage, Castle Lane, Orford. Despite the sites sensitive location no medieval or earlier archaeological features were recorded. Some modern truncation was evident and a single post-medieval/modern pit was recorded. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: Planning Application No. C/03/1939 Planning Application No. C/03/1940 HER event no. ORF 108 NMR No. 1400156 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Watching Brief Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Current Land use: Residential 1 - General Residential PROJECT LOCATION Area 10.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TM42104999 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Field Team Director/Manager: Rhodri Gardner Supervisor: Rhodri Gardner DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: AHDS Contents: Stratigraphic Media: Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Stratigraphic Media: Context sheet, Map, Report BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: ORF 108 Castle Cottage, Castle Lane, Orford (Watching Brief) Author(s)/Editor(s): Gardner, R. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS Report No. 2004/99 Date: 2004 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Field Team Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: A4 - single sheet

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Gardner, R.. 2004. WatBrief report. Castle Cottage., Orford.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Castle Cottage, Castle Lane (Monument)

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May 13 2022 2:56PM

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