Monument record MNL 491 - RAF Mildenhall, new and repaired Parking lots (Rom)

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Evaluation and excavation prior to development revealed IA settlement amd burials and Rom activity and burials.


Grid reference Centred TL 680 771 (158m by 55m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Multi-period site, mainly Iron Age and Roman occupation and burials. Evaluation (1996) and Excavation (1999) revealed series of features and 5 burials in total. Details in (S1) and (S2). See also Iron Age.
This revealed dispersed ditches, pits and post-holes, indicating Iron Age, and possibble Saxon and Roman occupation. A single burial, probably Roman, was also found. The subsoil surface was uneven and ploughing had destroyed the archaeology on the higher ground, but it survived in the lower-lying regions. Details from (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Caruth, J.. 1996. Eval report. RAF Mildenhall PSI2, Mildenhall.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: SA,DG,CT AND AW. 2000. Exc report. Mildenhall Parking Lots, Mildenhall.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 39 (1), p.98.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Feb 13 2018 4:24PM

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