Monument record BSE 224 - Medieval and post-medieval features, Green and Green, 80 Guildhall Street

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Medieval and post-medieval features identified during evaluation and monitoring, also a single pit containing Thetford ware.


Grid reference Centred TL 85233 64040 (26m by 25m)
Map sheet TL86SE


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

2004: Evaluation identified medieval deposits, including a spread of pozzolanic mortar, recovered from the north end of the site in a medieval context, which may have come from the demolition of a cellar or crypt. The base of a wall was seen which may be one of the property boundaries which appear on the Warren map 1747. It was dug into a layer which produced exclusively medieval finds (S2).

2007: Subsequent monitoring identified a single pit containing sherds of Thetford ware, as well as numerous post-medieval features, including pits, ditches, walls, a yard surface and wells. Two of the walls were identified running at right angles to Guildhall St and were probably property boundaries (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Duffy, J.. 2007. Archaeological Monitoring Report, Greene and Greene, 80 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Tester, A.. 2004. Archaeological Evaluation Report, 80 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, BSE 224.

Finds (15)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 30 2018 5:16PM

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