Monument record BSE 367 - Medieval/Post Medieval Features and Finds

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Archaeological evaluation uncovered Medieval architectural fragments, medieval/post medieval pits an surfaces.


Grid reference Centred TL 844 644 (28m by 61m)
Map sheet TL86SW


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on the former site of Cecil and Larter motors adjoining St Peters Care Home, Out Risbygate, Bury St Edmunds. Three trial trenches were excavated; a trench at the front of the property uncovered a medieval cess pit, and a possible footing trench for an earlier building. A sequence of surfaces including at least two of flint and stone, one of chalk and one of clay could not be closely dated but it was overlain by shallow footings that are likely to be 18th or 19th century in date. A second trench set back from the road contained a pit that was filled with fragments of architectural stone that are likely to come from the medieval hospital. A third trench to the rear of the plot was dug into truncated ground that contained evidence of pit excavations that could not be closely dated to the medieval to post-medieval periods (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Tester, A.. 2011. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Land adjoining St Peter's House, Bury St Edmunds.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 3 2022 2:48PM

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