Monument record SUY 029 - Walnut Tree Hospital (Med)

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Summary

January 1990: Initial excavation of area of 1000 sq m fronting Walnut Tree Lane demonstrated heavy C19 disturbance by quarrying - see PMed.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8700 4136 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL84SE
Civil Parish SUDBURY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

January 1990: Initial excavation of area of 1000 sq m fronting Walnut Tree Lane demonstrated heavy C19 disturbance by quarrying - see PMed. Residual finds included EMed (also Thetford ware - see Sax) & Med pottery. A med coin was metal detected form the spoil tips (S1). Details to follow. One small area was found undisturbed in the 1000 sq m, which contained two large pits, one of EMed (C11/C12) date. Rapid assessment of the rest of the 6000 sq m plot area located only one further undisturbed area, of 250 sq m, in the SW corner of the plot.
Eight pits, one ditch, one slot and a post hole boundary line of (E?)Med date were located and excavated (S1). Details to follow.
Also IA, Rom, Med & PMed.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, summary report, 1990.
  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 37 (3), 1991, p.275-7.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 17 2013 9:42AM

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