Monument record BSE 155 - 7-11 Westgate Street

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Evaluation revealed medieval and post medieval occupation covering the northern 50m of the investigated area.


Grid reference Centred TL 855 637 (79m by 95m)
Map sheet TL86SE


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

Desk top and trenched evaluation in response to planning application revealed Med & Pmed occupation covering the northern 50m of the investigated area. Mainly pits, wells and ditches; the north east corner of a probable enclosure and a small fragment of flint and mortar wall. Details in (S1).
March 2000: Monitoring in advance of redevelopment uncovered no further evidence of medieval occupation, for list of finds see (S2).
For more details see S3

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Breen A,& Caruth J,. 1998. Arhcaeological Evaluation - 7-11 Westgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds. SAU, Caruth J, 1998.
  • <M1> (No record type): Evaluation archive:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Caruth, J.. 2000. Mon report. Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 39 (3), p.366.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Nov 30 2022 11:45AM

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