Site Event/Activity record ESF23731 - Village Centre, Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk (Phase 4A)

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Location SKT 036 Village Centre, Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk (Phase 4A)
Grid reference TM 0615 5875 (point)
Map sheet TM05NE



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PROJECT DETAILS In February 2006, Archaeological Solutions Ltd (As) carried out an archaeological watching brief at the site of the village centre, which is part of Phase 4A at Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk (NGR TM 0615 5875) prior to development by Crest Nicholson. Extensive archaeological investigations have been undertaken prior to earlier phases of the Cedar's Park development. This area covered a strip on the southern edge of Phase 4A. Previous excavations of Phase 4 included two areas of excavation in the north and north-eastern parts of the development area. Features from these excavations included a Late Iron Age and early Romano-British enclosure and roundhouses, and a later Romano-British farmstead in the northern part of Phase 4A. The north-eastern excavation principally revealed archaeological features dating between the 10th to 14th centuries with remodelling occurring within the 12th to 14th centuries. The watching brief recorded a NNW/SSE aligned linear drainage ditch of a post-medieval date, which terminated with a ditch at the edge of the Creeting Road. The larger drainage ditch was parallel to the existing route way. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous Yes, Future No Associated Identifiers: Contracting Unit No. 986 Sitecode SKT036 NMR No. 1451568 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: ''Watching Brief'' Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: None Current Land use: Cultivated Land 2 - Operations to a depth less than 0.25m Monument Type(s)/Period(s): DRAINAGE DITCH Post Medieval , DITCH Post Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): PIPE (SMOKING) Post Medieval , POTTERY Medieval , POTTERY Post Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 100 Square metres Grid Reference: TM06155875 Point Height 14 - 20 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Organisation: Archaeological Solutions Ltd Brief originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeology Service Design originator: Jon Murray Director/Manager: Jon Murray Supervisor: Andrew Mundin DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: To be deposited at AS archive, Bury St Edmunds Contents: 'none' Media: 'Survey', 'Text' PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: To be deposited at AS archive, Bury St Edmunds Contents: 'Survey' Media: 'Context sheet', 'Plan', 'Section', 'Survey ', 'Unpublished Text' PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: To be deposited at AS archive, Bury St Edmunds Contents: 'Ceramics' BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Village Centre, Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk; (Phase 4A) Author(s)/Editor(s): Mundin, A. Other Bibliographic Details: AS report No. 1987 Date: 2006 Issuer/Publisher: AS Place of Issue or Publication: Hertford Description: A4 ring bound document

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