Site Event/Activity record ESF19729 - Monitoring, Carlton Hall

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Location CAC 004, Carlton Hall, Carlton Colville
Grid reference Centred TM 5093 9029 (37m by 28m)
Map sheet TM59SW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


Not recorded.



The present Carlton Hall is an 18th to 19th century structure believed to be on the site of the medieval hall and possible Late Saxon manor. Archaeological features and finds belonging to the high medieval period (12th to 14th century) were recorded within footing trenches for an extension to the south-west of the Hall. Medieval ditches on a similar alignment to the present Hall could represent the expansion or shift of a ditched enclosure for an earlier phase of the settlement. A flint and mortar wall discovered 20m to the south-east, within the excavation for a pond, contained brick pieces of probable recent origin. This wall is likely to be part of a landscape feature of 19th or early 20th century date. A single Early Saxon pottery sherd indicates activity of this period to the south of the Hall, a similar aged feature was located on St Peter's Road to the south-east. Late Saxon settlement evidence has been discovered to the east of the Hall (CAC 030) and now medieval deposits have been located to it's immediate west, indicating that the present structure is likely to be over the medieval and Saxon manorial centre. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: HER event no. CAC 004 Planning Application No. W/12990/10 Sitecode CAC 004 NMR No. 1409819 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Building refurbishment/repairs/restoration Methods and Techniques: Visual Inspection Position in the Planning Process: After full determination (eg. As a condition) Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: Local Authority Designated Archaeological Area Current Land use: Residential 2 - Institutional and communal accommodation Monument Type(s)/Period(s): DITCH Medieval , WALL Post Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Medieval , QUERNSTONE Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 500.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TM50939030 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: R Carr Director/Manager: John Newman Supervisor: Jezz Meredith DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: other Media: Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Stratigraphic Media: Correspondence, Notebook - Excavation, Research, General Notes, Plan PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics, other BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: CAC 004, Archaeological Monitoring of Carlton Hall, Carlton Colville Author(s)/Editor(s): Meredith, J. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS report no 2005/49 Date: 2005 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: 11 sides, 4 figures

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  • --- Unpublished document: Meredith, J.. 2005. Mon report. Carlton Hall., Carlton Colville.

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Feb 9 2022 9:40AM

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