Monument record BYG 023 - `Fields 33 & 36'; Longacre Green; Galleys Farm (PMed)

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Fieldwalking survey by Haverhill District Archaeological Group.


Grid reference Centred TL 674 552 (323m by 206m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL65NE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Fieldwalking survey by Haverhill District Archaeological Group. Field 33 (N of 36): light scatters of Med and PMed pottery over S half of field, `including flattened rim-sherds and bases in buff/grey sandy fabrics. Greater concentrations of the same pottery forms were noted along the southern field bondary, together with scatters of Post-Medieval building rubble' (S1).
Scatter surrounds N, W & S sides of Longacre Green - see BYG 005. Three farmsteads/houses are shown on the margins of the green on Hodskinson's 1783 map (S2). Area enclosed by circa 1837. Galley's Farm, on the S side of the green, shown in 1950s has now disappeared. Longacre Green Farm, on the N side of the green, is the only surviving building. For other sites around the green see BYG 022(?), 024 & 025.
Also Preh (on Field 36) & Med.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): Library: (S1).
  • <S1> (No record type): HDAG, Journal, 6(2), 1996, 85-86, map.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 6 1997 12:00AM

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