Monument record HWT 042 - 19th and 20th century pits identified during monitoring at Town Farmhouse

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Summary

19th and 20th century pits identified during monitoring at Town Farmhouse. Pits could be related to former Pest House or Isolation Hospital that existed on the site in the 19th century.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 39333 77967 (15m by 12m)
Map sheet TM37NE
Civil Parish HALESWORTH, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

19th and 20th century pits identified during monitoring at Town Farmhouse. Pits could be related to former Pest House or Isolation Hospital that existed on the site in the 19th century. No evidence was revealed for the burial of individuals who were sent to the Pest House as an isolation measure. Documentary evidence suggests that fatalities may have been buried in a plot c. 400m to the south east (S1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman, J.. 2015. Town Farm House, Loam Pit Lane, Halesworth: Archaeological Monitoring Report.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 26 2016 3:42PM

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