Monument record LMD 258 - 18th-20th century pits, The Swan Public House and Duck Cottage, Hall Street, Long Melford

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Summary

Two late 18th-19th/early20th century pits are probably associated with domestic activity in the rear yards of these grade II listed 18th-19th century properties, The Swan PH and Duck Cottage.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8638 4582 (6m by 8m)
Map sheet TL84NE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

2016: Archaeological monitoring revealed two late 18th-19th/early20th century pits which are probably associated with domestic activity in the rear yards of these Grade II listed 18th-19th century properties, The Wan PH and Duck Cottage. The two pits were c1.9m-2m wide and deeper than 1m. Post medieval pottery was recovered, along with 3 clay pipe stem pieces, peg-tile, 1 bone and a complete circular copper-alloy button (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pooley, L.. 2016. Archaeological monitoring and recording at The Swan public house and Duck Cottage, Hall Street, Long Melford..

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2017 4:24PM

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