Site Event/Activity record ESF22978 - Monitoring, Former Horse Hair Factory, Bell’s Lane, Glemsford

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Location Bell Lane, Glemsford
Grid reference Centred TL 8327 4829 (29m by 18m)
Map sheet TL84NW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


Not recorded.



PROJECT DETAILS Monitoring of groundworks on the site of the former horsehair factory, Bells Lane, Glemsford. Moitoring identified brick structures dated to the 19th century and thought to relate to the horsehair factory. There was no evidence to suggest the function or date of the pit but the preservation of organic material indicates a stable level of the water table Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Sitecode GFD 033 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: 'Watching Brief' Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: None Current Land use: Industry and Commerce 1 - Industrial Monument Type(s)/Period(s): PIT Uncertain, STRUCTURE Post Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None PROJECT LOCATION Area 60.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TL8323648310 Point Height 75.00 - 79.00 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: R Carr Director/Manager: David Gill Supervisor: David Gill DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: 'none' Media: 'Images raster / digital photography' PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: 'none' Media: 'Context sheet', 'Drawing', 'Map', 'Photograph', 'Plan', 'Report', 'Section' BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Former Horse Hair Factory, Bell's Lane, Glemsford Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, D Other Bibliographic Details: 2005/64 Date: 2005 Issuer/Publisher: Suffolk Archaeology Service, SCC Place of Issue or Publication: Shire Hall, Bury St Edmunds Description: A4 5-PAGE report.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Gil, D.. 2005. Archaeological monitoring Report, Former Horse Hair Factory, Bell’s Lane, Glemsford.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Horsehair Manufactory, Bells Lane Glemsford (Monument)

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Aug 12 2022 4:51PM

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