Monument record ERL 086 - Hospital Zonal Maintenance Facility, RAF Lakenheath (Preh)
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 7281 8070 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
July 1994: Monitoring of three trial holes to determine geological make up for building purposes located Preh soil and burnt flint feature/s in two (see ERL 060 for third trial hole).
Trench 2: beneath 0.2m of topsoil & disturbance a purple sand layer was excavated producing a concentration of burnt flints.
Trench 3: Approximately 6m from Trench 2. 0.2m of topsoil & disturbance overlay about 0.2m of brown sand (ancient buried soil layer?) which overlay a more purply sand. A brown sand filled circular feature about 0.4m across and 0.2m deep contained a few burnt flints and charcoal flecks. Details in (S1).
July 1995: Further Preh features and finds found in evaluation trenches. Details in (S2).
July 1997: Further (Rom & Sax) features and dark earth identified during monitoring (S3).
- <S1> SSF20856 (No record type): SAU, Tester A, monitoring report, July 1994, location map & sketch sections.
- <M1> SSF43442 (No record type): Excavation archive: (S1).
- <S2> SSF19307 (No record type): SAU, Gill D, monitoring report, SCCAS Report 95/72, July 1995.
- <S3> SSF50119 Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Gill D, SCCAS, report November 1997.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jul 10 2020 2:54PM