Monument record MLS 013 - Mellis Green

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Summary

April 1998: Evaluation carried out prior to housing development. Setember 2002: Monitoring of trench foundations of 5 houses. Two undated ditches identified.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1029 7456 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM17SW
Civil Parish MELLIS, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (7)

Full Description

April 1998: Evaluation carried out prior to housing development. Six trenches totalling 110m excavated off S edge of Mellis Green (MLS 011). Two pits, one excavated which contained EMed pottery; 1 ditch excavated, contained Med pottery; 2 other features, probably large pits (no finds) plus large area of silty peat, probably a backfilled pond. No clear settlement - mainly (fish?) ponds. Details in (S1). Further monitoring recommended.

Setember 2002: Monitoring of trench foundations of 5 houses. The trenches measured 0.60 wide and up to 1.5m deep. Two undated ditches and one pond identified (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive: (S1).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: MS. 1998. Eval report. Land adjacent to the Little Laurels, Mellis.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Craven, J.. 2002. Archaeological Monitoring Report: Land Adjacent to 'Little Laurels' Mellis (MLS 013).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 17 2019 3:34PM

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