Site Event/Activity record ESF21436 - Evaluation, Land South of School Road, Risby

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Location Land South of School Road
Grid reference Centred TL 8005 6625 (149m by 206m)
Map sheet TL86NW



Archaeological Solutions


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In October 2011, the evaluation revealed a distinct concentration of 17 features in the northern area of the site adjacent to School Road. Five large pits and several smaller pits were located within an area defined by a ditch and gullies. Three features were located in the south-western area of the site comprising a large post-medieval boundary ditch and two undated pig burials. The features in the northern area were predominantly medieval (12th - 14th). Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Contracting Unit No. 4534 Sitecode RBY 042 NMR No. 1550967 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Public building (e.g. school, church, hospital, medical centre, law courts etc.) Methods and Techniques: Targeted Trenches, Sample Trenches Position in the Planning Process: Pre-application Reason for Investigation: Planning condition Site status: None Current Land use: Other 15 - Other Monument Type(s)/Period(s): PITS Medieval , DITCHES Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Medieval , ANIMAL BONE Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 1.74 Hectares Grid Reference: TL80056622 Point Height 65.00 - 70.00 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Organisation: Archaeological Solutions Ltd Brief originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service Conservation Team Design originator: Jon Murray Director/Manager: Jon Murray Supervisor: - DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County Archaeological Store Contents: Survey Media: Images raster / digital photography, Survey, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Services Contents: Survey Media: Drawing, Photograph, Plan, Report, Survey PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County Archaeological Store Contents: Animal Bones, Ceramics BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Mr Author(s)/Editor(s): Adams, M and Thompson, P Other Bibliographic Details: Archaeological Solution Report No. 3939 Date: 2011 Issuer/Publisher: Archaeological Solutions Place of Issue or Publication: Bury St Edmunds

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Adams, M. 2011. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Land South of School Road, Risby, RBY 042.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Medieval clay extraction site and medieval agricultural activity, Land South of School Road, Risby (Monument)

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Aug 15 2017 3:52PM

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