Monument record NAC 052 - Broom Hill and Fox's Carr

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Monitoring of 1st and second phases of work in and around old quarry/ash dump revealed a prehistoric pit. Next phases revealed various features.


Grid reference Centred TM 2003 4075 (373m by 335m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

2003: monitoring of new work in and around old quarry/ash dump. Ground surface largely truncated already. One prehistoric pit identified. Brick rubble, fragments of fired clay and burnt flint was recovered. S1
Monitoring of 3rd phase of works at Nacton Quarry revealed various features spread widely over monitored area. Also 2004: large area of probable prehistoric hillwash was uncovered. 1 ditch, probably Saxon, possibly Roman was also seen (S2).
Area of site includes NAC 019 (IA pit/s).
Sept 2005: for phase 4 monitoring results see (S3). Revealed more features and finds than earlier phases including large number of ditches and a few pits, some clearly dated to the EIA.
HER mapping extended to include phases 2-4 (March 2009).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: LE. 2003. Mon report. Land at Broom Hill and Fox's Carr., Nacton.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: McLannahan, C.. 2004. Mon report. Nacton Quarry, Nacton.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Good C & Tester C. 2005. Mon report. Nacton Quarry, Phase 4., Nacton.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 9 2012 5:45PM

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