Site Event/Activity record ESF19906 - Watching brief - 82 Nethergate Street, Bungay, 2009

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Location BUN 090 82, Nethergate Street
Grid reference Centred TM 3337 9015 (17m by 18m)
Map sheet TM39SW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


Not recorded.



Monitoring of ground works for an extension to 82, Nethergate Street, Bungay, was carried out as a condition of the planning consent. The footprint of the extension had been stripped to a depth of 0.4m below existing ground level and made up with hardcore over permeable membrane. The footings had been excavated 0.8m wide and 1m deep. In the northern part of the groundworks, the exposed sections showed c.0.3m of tarmac and associated hardcore over a loose, pale orangey brown sandy gravel natural subsoil. Strip foundations revealed a large feature in the southern end of the footings which ties in with a relatively recent extraction pit marked on early edition Ordnance Survey maps but may be related to defensive ditches on the northern limit of the medieval town (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Everett, L.. 2008. Archaeological Monitoring Report, 82, Nethergate Street, Bungay.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • 82 Nethergate Street (Monument)

Record last edited

Aug 15 2018 2:58PM

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