Site Event/Activity record ESF20434 - Evaluation and excavation, West Row Primary School

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Location West Row Primary School
Grid reference Centred TL 6724 7615 (18m by 14m)
Map sheet TL67NE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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An archaeological evaluation, followed immediately by an excavation was carried out on land to the rear of West Row Primary School, West Row, Mildenhall and identified a series of ditches, two pits and a posthole all dating to the between the mid 2nd to late 3rd or 4th century. One of these ditches was also identified during an evaluation (and subsequent monitoring) immediately adjacent to the school itself (MNL 613). A large irregular hollow and a tree bowl, pre-dating the Roman ditches and a medieval ditch were also identified along with a small number of layers thought to relate to recent landscaping of the area. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: Sitecode MNL612 Sitecode MNL 613 NMR No. 1525152 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Open-area excavation Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: None Current Land use: Community Service 1 - Community Buildings Monument Type(s)/Period(s): DITCH Medieval , DITCHES Roman Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): ROOFTILE Roman, COINS Medieval , POTTERY Roman PROJECT LOCATION Area 135.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TL67267641 Point Height 4.45 - 6.00 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Jess Tipper Director/Manager: Jo Caruth Supervisor: Mo Muldowney DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: none Media: Database, Images raster / digital photography, Survey, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: none Media: Context sheet, Correspondence, Matrices, Notebook - Excavation, Research, General Notes, Photograph, Plan, Report, Section, Survey PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Environmental, Metal, Worked stone/lithics BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: MNL 612 West Row Primary School, West Row, Mildenhall Author(s)/Editor(s): Muldowney, M Other Bibliographic Details: 2009/120 Date: 2010 Issuer/Publisher: S Place of Issue or Publication: B Description: A4 white paper, ring bound double-sided report. Plates and illustrations. 65 pages

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Muldowney, M.. 2010. Archaeological Excavation Report, West Row Primary School, MNL 612.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • West Row Primary School (Monument)

Record last edited

Dec 10 2010 10:51AM

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