Site Event/Activity record ESF20556 - Silver Birches, Silver Hill, Hintlesham

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Location ilver Birches, Silver Hill, Hintlesham
Grid reference Centred TM 0926 4340 (85m by 62m)
Map sheet TM04SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land at Silver Birches, Silver Hill. A number of features of archaeological interest were recorded during the work. These were four or possibly five ditches dating from the Middle Saxon to medieval periods. Finds dating from the prehistoric to the medieval periods were recovered. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Related HER No. HNS 027 Sitecode HNS 027 Planning Application No. B/08/01650 NMR No. 1526245 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Rural residential Methods and Techniques: Sample Trenches Position in the Planning Process: After full determination (eg. As a condition) Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Other 5 - Garden, Other 3 - Built over Monument Type(s)/Period(s): DITCH Medieval , DITCH Early Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): KNIFE Early Medieval , STRUCK FLINT Early Prehistoric, STRUCK FLINT Late Prehistoric, LAVA QUERN Uncertain, POTTERY Early Medieval , POTTERY Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 0.30 Hectares Grid Reference: TM09254340 Point Height 44.00 - 44.50 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: William Fletcher Director/Manager: Rhodri Gardner Supervisor: Duncan Stirk DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Metal, Worked stone/lithics, other Media: Images raster / digital photography, Survey, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Environmental, Metal, Worked stone/lithics, other Media: Context sheet, Correspondence, Plan, Report, Section PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics, Metal, Worked stone/lithics, other BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Silver Birches, Silver Hill, Hintlesham HNS 027 Author(s)/Editor(s): Stirk, D. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS Report No. 2009/184 Date: 2009 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: A4, ring bound, white cover

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Stirk, D. 2009. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Silver Birches, Silver Hill, Hintlesham, HNS 027.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Silver Birches, Silver Hill, Hintlesham (Monument)

Record last edited

Oct 19 2010 12:02PM

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