Monument record HVH 056 - Iron Age and possible Roman features at Haverhill Business Park

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Summary

An extensive archaeological evaluation revealed a single Iron Age pit, two possible Early Roman features, nine undated ditches and four undated pits and post medieval features.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6796 4426 (639m by 360m)
Map sheet TL64SE
Civil Parish HAVERHILL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

2006: A trial trench evaluation consisting of fifty two trenches revealed a low density of archaeological finds and features on the site. Of the nineteen cut features that were recorded, only nine contained datable finds. Three of the features yielded artefacts of Iron Age or Roman date, with the remainder being Post Medieval in date. The features recorded did not suggest any particular concentration of activity of any period. The site does not seem to have seen activity on the scale of the density of occupation on the opposite side of Bumpstead Road (See Essex HER record STBHB 03) (S1).

2008: Archaeological monitoring of groundworks on the easternn part of site revealed no archaeological features or finds (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gardner, R.. 2006. Evaluation report. Helions Park, phase 2, Haverhill.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Gardner, R.. 2008. Monitoring report. Haverhill Business Park East (HVH 056), Haverhill.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 15 2016 4:54PM

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