Monument record BRD 225 - Late post-medieval pitting and cesspit, The Bell Inn, High Street, Brandon, Suffolk

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Summary

Monitoring revealed extensive evidence of pitting and a cess pit of 19th and early 20th date and a chalk floor for stabling of later Post medieval date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7842 8666 (16m by 6m)
Map sheet TL78NE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Monitoring of ground works for ancillary bedroom accommodation to the rear of the public house revealed extensive evidence for 19th and early 20th century pitting and the chalk floor for stabling of later Post medieval date that formerly stood on the site. In the eastern footing trench, making it at the most distant part of the foundations from the Public house building, a square, brick lined cesspit of 19th century date was revealed. While only finds of late 19th to early 20th century in the fill of this brick lined pit was of a classic pub/inn clearance type containing bottles, fragments of wine glasses in addition to sherds of late 19th/early 20th century transfer printed pottery.

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Record last edited

Oct 12 2013 12:40PM

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