Monument record CUL 045 - Culford School Air Tennis Hall

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Summary

Evaluation and excavation disclosed Early Bronze Age child inhumation with complete food vessel and group of 17 pits, 1 posthole and two ditches mainly of Late Bronze Age date - details to follow.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8351 7037 (47m by 30m)
Map sheet TL87SW
Civil Parish CULFORD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

2007: Small archaeological evaluation of land at Culford School, Culford (site for a proposed tennis air hall). Site was formerly part of the walled formal gardens of Culford Hall/Park. Five evalution trenches were excavated producing seven features, one of which contained Iron Age pottery (S1).

2009: Small area excavation of possible multi-period site evaluted in February 2007 (suffolkc1-25638). Iron age and possibly earlier prehistoric features and finds material found during evaluation phase. Excavation identified at least 1 Early Bronze Age burial; features of Late Bronze Age and post-medieval date. There were at least 2, possibly 4, inhumations on the site, though there appears to have been significant redeposition of the burails in antiquity (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2007. Evaluation report. Culford: Culford School, Tennis Air Hall (CUL 045), Culford.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Cass, S.. 2009. Excavation/Monitoring report. Culford, Culford School Tennis Air Hall, The Street (CUL 045).

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 13 2011 12:51PM

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