Monument record LVM 114 - 16th-17th pit and two undated pits at The Greyhound, Lavenham

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One 16th-17th century pit and two undated pits or natural features at land to the rear of the Greyhound Inn.


Grid reference Centred TL 9154 4924 (6m by 3m)
Map sheet TL94NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried out to the rear of The Greyhound Inn which is a 15th-16th century listed building in the centre of the medieval town of Lavenham. Significant archaeological features were one 16th-17th century pit and two undated pits or natural features. Post-medieval finds include red brick, peg-tile and fragments of salt-glazed drainage pipe along with pottery and glass bottles, all of 19th-20th century date. Two clay pipe stems 16th-17th century were also recovered (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pooley, L.. 2017. Archaeological Monitoring and recording at The Greyhound Inn, High Street, Lavenham.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2017 11:23AM

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