Monument record HVH 019 - Millfields Way

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Summary

Evaluation, excavation and monitoring identified a small linear feature and a pit that contained Iron Age pottery and a further nine possible features of uncertain date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6806 4527 (166m by 173m)
Map sheet TL64NE
Civil Parish HAVERHILL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1992: A small linear feature containing hand made pottery sherds found in evaluation trenching of areas on Chalkstone Way and Millfields Way. The pottery (at least two vessels represented) is sand-tempered with vegetable temper also present and could be either IA or ESax. The finds area is only 25 m. square at most; a couple of possible postholes were also identified. (S1).
2002: An excavation was carrried out in advance of housing development on a site south of Millfields Way. The site lies on a SW facing slope, the N side of the Stour Brook. Only seven possible features were observed and excavated. The monitoring of the road revealed a further two possible features. Only one single feature, pit 0101 contained any datable finds and was of a size and shape to suggest it was man-made, of IA date (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): Evaluation archive: (S1)..
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gil, D.. 1992. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Chalkstone Way, Haverhill.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Craven, J.. 2002. Archaeological Excavation Report, Land South of Millfields Way, Haverhill.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 14 2012 3:44PM

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