Monument record CLA 122 - Post-medieval pit, Gosford House, High Street

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Summary

December 1996: Archaeological monitoring of footing trenches of extensions for Gosford House. Formerly recorded as CLA MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 7692 4538 (point)
Map sheet TL74NE
Civil Parish CLARE, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

December 1996: Archaeological monitoring of footing trenches of extensions for Gosford House. Features observed include N-S ditch, 1.15m deep and upto 1.5m wide, parallel to street frontage and a narrow and deep (0.4m by 1.2m) single pit (or posthole?) to N of existing house.
None of the fills of the features were modern. The ditch contained a central ash layer and occasional oyster shells and the pit small fragments of red tile, probaby of PMed date. Details in (S1).

Formerly recorded as CLA MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Tester A, SCCAS Report, 97/31, January 1997, plan.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Monitoring Archive.
  • <M2> (No record type): Excavation archive: (S2).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 5 2021 1:35PM

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