Monument record WHR 040 - Bucklesham to Alton Water pipeline

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Summary

Excavation of features, including pits and ditches, revealed during watching brief of topsoil clearance and trial trenching.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1617 4095 (106m by 63m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish WHERSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

June 1991: Watching brief and trial trench identified a deep ditch and three shallow ditches and three pits, which are probably all early features. Two possibly later features included two pits, one cutting the earlier ditch and the other cutting an early pit. Two probable postholes and another small pit were recorded. Finds include, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon pottery sherds, as well as several struck flints (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman, J. and Boulter, S.. 1991 & 1995. A Record of the Archaeological Works Associated with the Laying of the Bucklesham to Alton Water Raw Water Main.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Newman J & Carnegie S, archive report etc., February 1992.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 10 2020 11:12AM

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