Monument record BSE 133 - Medieval occupation evidence

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12th-14th centiury features were identified including pits and a well as well as 17th century activity


Grid reference Centred TL 8546 6412 (35m by 33m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL86SE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Archaeological evalaution and monitoring revealed evidence for the long term occupation of this street which was part of the original Norman town grid pattern. 12th-14th features including pits and a well, were found in the backs of the properties, along with many later pits. Closer to the road there was evidence of a continuous 17th century street frontage. The 17th century ground surface was located approximately 1m below the present ground level resting on natural chalk (S1)(S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): Evaluation archive:.
  • <M1> (No record type): Evaluation archive:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Carr, R.. 1996. Archaeological Evaluation Report: Angel Lane, Bury St Edmunds.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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 39 (1), p.90.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 23 2017 11:06AM

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