Monument record NKT 043 - Land to rear of Newmarket High Street, Suffolk (PMed)

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Evaluation identified evidence of early post-medieval acyivity and later features including a wall, rubbish pits and demolition layers which may be associated with and earlier stable complex.


Grid reference Centred TL 6388 6309 (135m by 59m)
Map sheet TL66SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

During August 2012 Oxford Archaeology East undertook a 14 trench evaluation of the land behind the High Street, Newmarket (TL 637 632)). The majority of the trenches revealed a chalk bedrock cut by periglacial features. Trench 3 had evidence for early post-medieval backyard features as well as 18th century features at the south-west corner of the development around the area of the old swimming pool. Trench 1 uncovered 18th century remains probably associated with the Queensbury Yard stables and the Queensbury yard lodge. Potentially representing some of the earliest stable buildings within Newmarket.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Haskins A. 2012. Evaluation off land to rear of Newmarket High Street, Suffolk.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 9 2013 4:44PM

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