Monument record BSE 198 - The Depot, St Johns Street

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Evaluation, monitoring and excavation identified pits of late medieval/early post-medival date represent typical backyard domestic activity. A single pit of 12th/14th century was also found.


Grid reference Centred TL 8527 6478 (33m by 39m)
Map sheet TL86SE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

2001: Evaluation revealed a number of late medieval / early post-medieval pits and 18th/19th century date , associated with backyard occupation of the properties on St Johns street. A large pit contained 12th/14th century pottery. No street frontage structures were recorded (S1).

2002: Excavation revealed the extent of features seen in the earlier evaluation. Monitoring revealed a further two undated pits. The features represent typical backyard domestic activity of late medieval/early post-medieval date. The single 12th/14th century pit is indicative of some earlier small scale activity in this area (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hounsell, D.. 2001. An Archaeological Evaluation, The Depot, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Hounsell, D.. 2002. An Archaeological Excavation and Monitoring and Recording, The Depot, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 29 2018 1:37PM

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