Monument record SWD 073 - Single medieval ditch and post-medieval pit, No 8 East Street, Southwold

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Monitoring identified a single medieval ditch and post-medieval pit.


Grid reference Centred TM 5086 7617 (12m by 7m)
Map sheet TM57NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

2016: Monitoring of footing trenches revealed a single ditch containing 15th/16th century pottery sherds, a possible medieval brick, and a fragment of 17th century roof tile. A pit containing 16th century and 17th-19th century pottery was also recorded and is likely to either slightly pre-date or be contemproary with the construction of 19th century structures at the site (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Calow,S., and Fish, J.. 2016. Archaeological Monitoring Report: Land to the rear of 8 East Street, Southwold, Suffolk.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 21 2018 9:59AM

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