Monument record BTM 032 - Undated pit

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Summary

Monitoring of footings revealed a single undated pit.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 72435 73759 (51m by 48m)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish BARTON MILLS, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

August 2001: Two visits wre made during the excavation of footing trenches for three dwellings at Barton Mills. Excavated footing trenches were seen for parts of each building. This amounted to c.80% of the whole excluding the two garages. Two features were noticed, in house 1 a small rectangular pit, cut into the chalk was c.0.7m deep and 1m in length, there was no dating evidence. A second feature was a ditch wthich ran N-S through property 2. Dark red brick fragments and glass suggest this was PMed. This would also be consistent with it being a ditch, identified on the 1880 OS map and is extant to the N of the current development, that once crossed the site (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Tester, A.. 2001. Archaeological Monitoring Report: Barton Mills.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 25 2017 12:46PM

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