Monument record BLB 092 - Peat deposits, A12 Flood defence Scheme, Blythburgh, (Mesolithic-Middle Saxon).
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 4515 7576 (123m by 337m)|
|Civil Parish||BLYTHBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
2014: Monitoring of works to alleviate flooding on a stretch of the A12 at Blythburgh. Works primarily involved raising earthworks although some drainage work, including excavation of a drainage ditch, was monitored but with no significant results. Palaeoenvironmental Survey also undertaken which indicated peat beds to a maximum depth of 6.6m bgl. RC dating suggest deposition from Late Mesolithic period through to Middle Anglo-Saxon period (S1).
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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (4)
- Event - Survey: A12 Flood Alleviation Scheme, Blythburgh (Ref: OASIS-suffolkc1-102580) (ESF21002)
- Event - Interpretation: Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods (ESF26899)
- Event - Intervention: Monitoring and Palaeoenvironmental Survey, A12 Flood Alleviation Scheme Blythburgh, Suffolk (Ref: OASIS-suffolkc1-177650) (ESF22322)
- Archaeological Deposit: Monitoring and Palaeoenvironmental Survey, A12 Flood Alleviation Scheme Blythburgh, Suffolk (Ref: OASIS-suffolkc1-177650) (ESF27096)
Record last edited
Dec 1 2022 12:25PM