Monument record BUT 090 - Sand Quarrying Pit, Ferry Farm, Butley

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Site of post-medieval sand quarrying pit.


Grid reference Centred TM 3876 4829 (10m by 17m)
Map sheet TM34NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

2016: Monitoring of ground clearance and levelling strip at Ferry Farm revealed evidence that the present house was located within a probable old sand extraction pit, with up to c3m of sand already removed from the original hillside slope at the northern end of the pit, down to c 0.8m of sand removed by the from wall of the building. The 1880s OS map illustrates Ferry Farm house and also records a sand pit just to the north of the house (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeology CIC. 2016. Archaeological Monitoring Report, Ferry Farm, Butley.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 27 2018 5:04PM

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