Site Event/Activity record ESF23684 - Excavation - Land South East of General Purpose Store, Loudham Lane, Pettistree

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Grid reference Centred TM 3077 5389 (156m by 157m)
Map sheet TM35SW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Excavation was carried out prior to the development of a proposed reservoir which would entail the complete destruction of any buried archaeological deposits. The first stage of the excavation involved mechanical stripping of the topsoil. The archaeological features were sampled through hand excavation of sections into the fills to reveal the profile and depth of each feature (S1). Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Yes Associated Identifiers: HER event no. PTR025 Planning Application No. C/07/0229/AG NMR No. 1531038 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Farm infrastructure (e.g. barns, grain stores, equipment stores, etc.) Methods and Techniques: 'Metal Detectors', 'Fieldwalking', 'Sample Trenches' Position in the Planning Process: After full determination (eg. As a condition) Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: None Current Land use: Cultivated Land 3 - Operations to a depth more than 0.25m PROJECT LOCATION Area 15000 Square metres Grid Reference: TM30785391 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Field Team Director/Manager: John Newman Supervisor: Mark Sommers DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: PTR025 Contents: 'other' Media: 'Images raster / digital photography', 'Text' PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: PTR025 Contents: 'other' Media: 'Correspondence', 'Plan', 'Report', 'Section' PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: PTR025 Contents: 'Worked stone/lithics', 'Animal Bones', 'Ceramics' BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological Evaluation Report: Land SE of the General Purpose Author(s)/Editor(s): Sommers, M. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS 2007/239 Date: 2007 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: printed sheets of A4 paper, stapled

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Sommers, M. 2007. Archaeological Evaluation Report: Land South East of the General purpose Store, Loudham Lane, Pettistree.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Late Bronze Age, Iron Age and Medieval features at Loudham Lane (Monument)

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Mar 15 2016 2:56PM

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