Site Event/Activity record ESF19904 - Watching brief, Manor House, Freckenham

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Location FRK 090 The Manor House, Freckenham
Grid reference Centred TL 6675 7181 (18m by 59m)
Map sheet TL67SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Two ditches were recorded during the monitoring of groundworks for an extension to The Manor House, Freckenham. Both ditches pre-dated the house, built in the 17th century, and one represented the former field boundary that was re-aligned to accommodate the building. Finds from the ditch included fragments of a glazed earthenware horticultural pot dating to 16th-18th century and medieval roof tile roof tile which supports the suggestion that the current building is on the site of an earlier manor house. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: Sitecode FRK 090 NMR No. 1508141 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Watching Brief Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: Listed Building Current Land use: Other 5 - Garden Monument Type(s)/Period(s): DITCH Post Medieval , DITCH Uncertain Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Post Medieval , CBM Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 100.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TL66757179 Point Height 27.00 - 27.70 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Jess Tipper Director/Manager: David Gill Supervisor: David Gill DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics, Stratigraphic Media: Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics Media: Report, Section, Unpublished Text PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Ceramics BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological monitoring Report: FRK 090, The Manor House, Freckenham Author(s)/Editor(s): 'Gill.D.J.' Other Bibliographic Details: 2008/185 Date: 2008 Issuer/Publisher: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service Place of Issue or Publication: Bury St Edmunds Description: Standard SCCAS monitoring report . Unbound A4

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Gill, D.. 2008. Monitoring report. FRK 090 Manor House, Church Lane Freckenham.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Manor House, Freckenham (Monument)

Record last edited

Mar 25 2011 6:30PM

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