Site Event/Activity record ESF23695 - Watching Brief - Kessingland Wind Farm, Kessingland

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Location Kessingland Wind Farm, Whites Lane
Grid reference Centred TM 5177 8616 (418m by 432m) (2 map features)
Map sheet TM58NW



NPS Archaeology


Not recorded.



An archaeological watching brief was carried out ahead of the construction of two wind turbines, a switch room and temporary access roads at Africa Live. Each turbine occupied a circular area measuring 21m in diameter and had an adjacent area of 900m.sq prepared as a hard standing for a crane requiring deposits to be removed a depth of 0.3m. Turbine 1 required the construction of an approach road and a drainage channel was dug parallel to this. The watching brief revealed a small gulley at Turbine 2 with several worked flints (S1). Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future No Associated Identifiers: HER event no. KSS 083 Contracting Unit No. BAU2325 NMR No. 1600381 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: ''Watching Brief'' Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPS Site status: None Current Land use: Other 15 - Other PROJECT LOCATION Area 1500 Square metres Grid References: TM520859 Point, TM516862 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Services (Jess Tipper) Design originator: NPS Archaeology (David Whitmore) Director/Manager: NPS Archaeology (Nigel Page) Supervisor: Stuart Calow DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: NPS Archaeology Contents: 'Worked stone/lithics', 'other' Media: 'Images vector', 'Spreadsheets', 'Text' PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: SCCAS Contents: 'Worked stone/lithics', 'other' Media: 'Context sheet', 'Report' PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: SCCAS Contents: 'Worked stone/lithics' BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological Watching Brief for the Kessingland Wind Farm at Africa Alive, Suffolk Author(s)/Editor(s): Calow, S. Other Bibliographic Details: Report 2325 Date: 2011 Issuer/Publisher: NPS Archaeology Place of Issue or Publication: Norwich Description: A4 paper, double-sided, colour printed, spiral-bound; PDF

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Calow, S. 2011. Archaeological Watching Brief for the Kessingland Wind Farm at Africa Alive, Suffolk.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Undated gulley and worked flints at Africa Alive Windfarm (Monument)

Record last edited

Jun 22 2022 5:11PM

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