Monument record NDM 008 - The Pightle (Sax)

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Summary

1993: two enclosure ditches, two pits and a sunken featured building containing domestic debris.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0888 5513 (42m by 101m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM05NE
Civil Parish NEEDHAM MARKET, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

May 1993: Two trial trenches with a total length of 97.5m were machine dug in advance of a development. Up to 1m of soil was removed to expose the subsoil surface and at this level a number of archaeological features were observed. Two of these contained ESax pottery and, in the case of NDM 008: 0002, loomweights.
Further excavation in May & June revealed two enclosure ditches, two pits and a sunken featured building containing domestic debris. Excavation was carried out only along the roadline (S1). Details in (S2).
Also Mes, Rom & Med.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Gill D & Caruth J, Excavation Report, June 1993.
  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: RC, DG AND EM. 1994. Exc report. 'The Pightle', Needham Market. SAU, Caruth, J, Excavation report, 1994.

Finds (13)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 11 2020 12:45PM

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