BYG 023 - `Fields 33 & 36'; Longacre Green; Galleys Farm (PMed)

SHER Number:BYG 023
Name:`Fields 33 & 36'; Longacre Green; Galleys Farm (PMed)
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 674 552
Parish:GREAT BRADLEY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Summary

Fieldwalking survey by Haverhill District Archaeological Group.

Monument Types

Designated Status: none recorded

Description

Fieldwalking survey by Haverhill District Archaeological Group. Field 33 (N of 36): light scatters of Med and PMed pottery over S half of field, `including flattened rim-sherds and bases in buff/grey sandy fabrics. Greater concentrations of the same pottery forms were noted along the southern field bondary, together with scatters of Post-Medieval building rubble' (S1).
Scatter surrounds N, W & S sides of Longacre Green - see BYG 005. Three farmsteads/houses are shown on the margins of the green on Hodskinson's 1783 map (S2). Area enclosed by circa 1837. Galley's Farm, on the S side of the green, shown in 1950s has now disappeared. Longacre Green Farm, on the N side of the green, is the only surviving building. For other sites around the green see BYG 022(?), 024 & 025.
Also Preh (on Field 36) & Med.

Sources and Further Reading

[M1]SSF44991 - (No record type): Library: (S1).
[S1]SSF7400 - (No record type): HDAG, Journal, 6(2), 1996, 85-86, map.
[S2]SSF7563 - Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.

Associated Finds

  • FSF20334 - (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • FSF20333 - POTTERY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
Date Last Edited:Feb 6 1997 12:00AM
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