Monument record MNL 105 - North of Snipepit Plantation, Mildenhall

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House foundations.


Grid reference Centred TL 7191 7623 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL77NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

House foundations.
A `hollow square of whitish clay' was revealed by plough on the top of a small mound. Excavations exposed a solid floor of chalk and yellow clay and gault, nearly 1 foot thick with remains of walls measuring 27 x 36 feet externally. Stone footings of walls and lines or small post holes were found in the floor(?), as were large nails, mussel shells, charcoal and 2 glazed neck sherds (C16 or later)(S1).
Details in Briscoe diary (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. Briscoe Lady G, diary 1951, March 1, March 4, March 15, March 18, April 8, April 12.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77NW20.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 26 2021 10:30AM

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