Monument record EBG 060 - Land east of Constable Country Medical Centre, Heath Road

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Post-medieval and modern features and finds.


Grid reference Centred TM 0804 3516 (394m by 253m)
Map sheet TM03NE


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

2017: Evaluation uncovered twenty-eight features which originated from the post-medieval or modern periods, or else were undated: one pit/posthole, three linear features, one silt patch, three ditches, three pits, one probable kiln/pit, two linear features, pits, three land drains and three natural features as well as one possible feature/silt patch and one possible linear feature. Two of these features appear to represent the remains of the southern boundary ditch of a field named 'Megs Well' which is detailed in the 1837 tithe map of East Bergholt. An interesting clustering of features to the southeast of the site include the remains of the probable kiln, indicating that brick manufacture most likely took place (S1) (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hicks, E.. 2017. Archaeological evaluation on land east of the Constable Country Medieval Centre, Heath Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Minter, F. and Saunders, A.. 2018. Archaeology in Suffolk 2017, Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History.

Finds (16)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2021 10:33AM

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