Site Event/Activity record ESF19892 - Land at Russell's Farm, Falkenham

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Location Survey and evaluation, Farm Reservoir, Russell's Farm, Falkenham
Grid reference Centred TM 3006 3882 (155m by 166m)
Map sheet TM33NW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Fieldwalking, metal detecting and trenched evaluation of land at Russell's Farm, Falkenham, in advance of an application to create a farm reservoir. Finds of Roman, medieval and post-medieval date were located during the fieldwalking and metal detecting, although no archaeologically relevant finds or features were located. Fieldwalking finds were very abraided and likely to have come from an upslope site nearer Lower Road. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: NMR No. 1508379 HER event no. FLK 041 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Farm infrastructure (e.g. barns, grain stores, equipment stores, etc.), Farm reservoir Methods and Techniques: Sample Trenches, Metal Detectors, Fieldwalking, Targeted Trenches Position in the Planning Process: Pre-application Reason for Investigation: Voluntary/self-interest Site status: Area of Archaeological Importance (AAI) Current Land use: Cultivated Land 3 - Operations to a depth more than 0.25m Monument Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): WORKED FLINT Early Bronze Age , POTTERY Roman PROJECT LOCATION Area 1.54 Hectares Grid Reference: TM30053883 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Self (i.e. landowner, developer, etc.) Design originator: Jess Tipper Director/Manager: Jo Caruth Supervisor: Simon Cass DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: FLK 041 Contents: Ceramics, Metal, Survey Media: Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: FLK 041 Contents: Ceramics, Metal, Survey Media: Context sheet, Photograph, Survey PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: FLK 041 Contents: Ceramics, Metal BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Farm Reservoir, Russell's Farm, Falkenham, FLK 041 Author(s)/Editor(s): Cass, S Other Bibliographic Details: Report No. 2009/096 Date: 2009 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: Short evaluation/fieldwalking report in house style

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  • --- Unpublished document: Cass, S.. 2009. Evaluation report. Land at Russells Farm, Falkenham (FLK 041).

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Apr 6 2011 1:02PM

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