Monument record BRD 071 - Sports Centre site; Sports & Social Club; Playing Fields (Med)

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Summary

1989: Excavation of circa 1500 sq m prior to construction of Sports Centre for Forest Heath DC located various features, Ipswich ware, Thetford ware, Stamford ware and St Neots ware, animal bones etc (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 778 863 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78NE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1989: Excavation of circa 1500 sq m prior to construction of Sports Centre for Forest Heath District Council located various features, Ipswich ware, Thetford ware, Stamford ware and St Neots ware, animal bones etc (S1). Excavation details to follow. See (S1) for a fuller summary of the results of the excavation.
Note some spoil from this site (including material not archaeologically examined) was dumped in two locations in Santon Downham - see STN Misc, CRN 14076, 14077 & 14078 (Thetford ware).
August 1997: Monitoring of extension to Sports and Social Club (S2).
April 1998: Monitoring development excavations found Med pottery, burnt daub and a loomweight fragment. A wide ditch running N-S was observed which contained finds dated to the 12th C. (S3).
Also Sax.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S1> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Archaeol in Suff 1989, PSIAH 37 (2), 1990, 158.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. Gill D, SCCAS Monitoring Rep 98/94, September 1997.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Gill, D.. 1998. Archaeological Monitoring Report: Brandon Remembrance Playing Fields, Sports and Social Club Extension.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 28 2017 1:05PM

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