Site Event/Activity record ESF19726 - Craven J, SCCAS monitoring 2005/028

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Location CAM 043 'The Island', Marston's Pit, Cavenham Heath Quarry
Grid reference Centred TL 7634 7159 (114m by 186m)
Map sheet TL77SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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An archaeological monitoring of topsoil stripping was carried out on an area within Marston's Pit, Cavenham Heath Quarry, Cavenham, following an evaluation which indicated the presence of prehistoric features. Two more pits were identified, with fills indicating a low level of domestic occupation and containing Iron Age pottery. Together with the features seen in the evaluation, they are a further indication of a low level of activity on the site in the Iron Age period, dispersed over a broad area. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous Yes, Future No Associated Identifiers: Sitecode CAM 043 HER event no. CAM 043 Planning Application No. F/2003/726/CR3 NMR No. 1437620 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Watching Brief Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Industry and Commerce 5 - Mineral extraction Monument Type(s)/Period(s): PIT Iron Age Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Iron Age PROJECT LOCATION Area 1.00 Hectares Grid Reference: TL76347157 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: John Newman Supervisor: John Craven DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics Media: Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics Media: Plan, Report, Section PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: 'The Island', Marston's Pit, Cavenham Heath Quarry, CAM 043 Author(s)/Editor(s): Craven, J. A. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS Report No. 2005/28 Date: 2005 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Bury St Edmunds Description: SCCAS monitoring report

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: JAC. 2005. Mon report. 'The Island', Marston's Pit, Cavenham Heath Quarry., Cavenham.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • 'The island' Marstons pit (Monument)

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Oct 21 2022 2:19PM

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