Monument record SUY 028 - Stour House; Gregory Street (Rom)

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Summary

1989: In garden of Stour House an area of 144 square metres was excavated by SAU prior to redevelopment.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8707 4129 (51m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL84SE
Civil Parish SUDBURY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1989: In garden of Stour House an area of 144 square metres was excavated by SAU prior to redevelopment.
"Later on (in the IA) this site appears to have been on the edge of an enclosure as three, nearly parallel, ditches were found. Each ... was just over a metre deep. Two of these ditches are LIA in date and from the top of one came a copper alloy button & loop fastener (see IA). The third ditch appears to be early Rom in date" (S1).
Carbonised plant remains from Early Rom ditch (0056) analysed. Details in (S2).
Note Med property boundary runs parallel to ditches (S1).
Also BA, IA, Sax, Med & PMed. See S3 for further details.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, Excavation summary, February 1990, plans.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): Williams V & Murphy P, Stour House, Sudbury, Suffolk: Carbonised Plant remains from Iron Age & Roma.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH; Volume 37; Part 2; pp. 162-163.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 2 2011 11:30AM

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