Monument record SUP 020 - Phases 2B and 2C, Cedars Park, Roman (Rom)

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Evaluation and excavation identified Iron age and Roman features, see details


Grid reference Centred TM 0618 5844 (115m by 148m)
Map sheet TM05NE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

2000: Evaluation revealed a number of discrete archaeological features, generally in the central sector of the site. The remains comprised undated postholes, undated gullies and ditches, three Roman pits and a continuation of the large ? Mid Iron Age enclosure ditch, which has been identified during excavations in 1999. The present evaluation recovered LBA/Iron Age - 2nd century pottery from the ditch fill (S1).
2001: Excavation identified Mid to late Iron Age features including two large parrallel ditches, four post structures, further post holes, pits, a crouched burial and an animal burial. Roman features of 2nd-3rd C date included regular field ditches, pits, post holes and a four post structure, also a post and beamslot structure, that may relate to the nearby farmstead / villa (S2).
Note: mapping may need amending.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: Nicholson, K.. 2006. A Late Iron Age and Romano-British Farmstead at Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk.
  • --- Unpublished document: Nichols, K, O'Brien Leonora. 2004. Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Post Excavation Assessment and Updated Project Design.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: McDonald, T and Seddon, G.. 2000. Phases 2B & 2C. Cedar's Park, Stowmarket. An Archaeological Evaluation.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: McDonald, T & Kier W. 2001. Cedar's Park, Stowmarket, Phase 2, An Archaeological Excavation.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Apr 7 2016 10:47AM

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