Monument record SKT 018 - Phase 3, Iron Age (IA)

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Evaluation and excavation identified a partially enclosed Late Iron Age Settlement with several roundhouses.


Grid reference Centred TM 0597 5862 (129m by 144m)
Map sheet TM05NE


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Autumn 2001: A small quantity of Iron Age sherds were also recovered during fieldwalking and metal detecting (S1).
May 2002: Archaeological evaluation revealed ditches, pits and gullies of Late Iron Age date across the site. The features contained pottery, daub, quernstone fragments and animal bones (S2).
Late 2002-2003: Full excavation revealed dense Late Iron Age occupation on the site, with the construction of a large, right-angled ditched enclosure. Within this enclosure was the remains of ?four roundhouses and a further ?two roundhouses lay downhill to the south in the Road Corridor area.(S3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Unpublished document: Nicholson, K.. 2006.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  • --- Unpublished document: Nichols, K, O'Brien Leonora. 2004.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 Unpublished document: Gardner, R.. 2001. Phase III, Cedars Park, Stowmarket. An Archaeological Evaluation (field walking and metal detector survey).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Gardner, R. 2002. Phase III Cedars Park, Stowmarket, An archaeological Evaluation (earthwork survey and trial trenching).
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Britchfield D. 2003. Cedars Park, Stowmarket, Suffolk, Development Phase III (excavation area E) Archaeological Excavation Interim Site Narrative.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (5)

Record last edited

Apr 7 2016 10:46AM

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