Monument record LMD 130 - Roman ditches and rubbish pits at The Dairy, Hall St, Long Melford.

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Roman ditches and rubbish pits at The Dairy, Hall St, Long Melford.


Grid reference Centred TL 5863 2455 (18m by 8m)
Map sheet TL52SE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Feb 2001: Two short evaluation trenches revealed ditch and longish (1.6m wide) pit with lots of pottery. Details to follow (S1).

2001: Monitoring of footing trenches identified several features of Roman refuse pits containing substantial quantities of pottery, animal bone and tile. This was indicative of occupation from the Late Iron Age to the Middle Roman Period (S2).

2001: Evaluation identified a single dithc and a large pir containing Roman pottery of 1st to 2nd century date and tile (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Verbal communication: Personal communication. Evaluation.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Topham-Smith, C.. 2001. Archaeological Monitoring Report - The Dairy, Hall Street, Long Melford.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Sommers, M.. 2001. Evaluation Report- The Dairy, Hall Road, Long Melford.

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 29 2023 10:33AM

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