Monument record KIR 063 - Post-medieval pit and undated features

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Summary

A large post-medieval pit, a small undated pit and two small undated post-hole were identifed during an archaeological evaluation.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2781 3938 (76m by 86m)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish KIRTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Archaeological evaluation prior to residential development. Only 3 of the 9 trenches revealed archaeological remains: a large post-medieval pit, a small undated pit and two small undated post-holes. It has been suggested that the post holes are part of a strcuture such as a building or fence line. All of the features were located in the north part of the site, suggesting that they may have been peripheral to the village of Kirton. The minimal finds recovered (1 tiny post-medieval potsherd) suggest that the site contains no significant archaeological remains and has always been marginal land (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gemany, M.. 2016. Archaeological Evalaution Report: Land at 22 Falkenham Road, Kirton, Suffolk.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 25 2017 1:57PM

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