Monument record HWT 013 - The Barclays Bank Site (BBS 1 & BBS 2)

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Saxo-Norman, Medieval & Post Medieval pottery and features excavated.


Grid reference Centred TM 3867 7739 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM37NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An excavation was carried out behind the bank in what was referred to as `Adam Grenes Yard' in 1577. A number of rubbish pits of Med and PMed date were located, together with a late Med cess pit. Several small pieces of Saxo-Norman pottery were recovered from the earliest layers (S1)(S2). Further details of features & finds in (S3) and (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> (No record type): Fordham M E, Halesworth Archaeology 3 : Barclays Bank site 1989 (typescript).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1989, PSIA, 37, 1990, (2).
  • <S3> (No record type): Fordham M, Halesworth Archaeology 3: Barclays Bank Site Excavations 1989-1991: A Report, 1992, ill.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH; Volume 37; Part 2; p. 160.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 4 2011 4:23PM

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