Site Event/Activity record ESF20085 - Desk Based Assessment and Geophysical survey at the South Seafront, Felixstowe

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Location FEX 278 - South Seafront
Grid reference Centred TM 2929 3308 (283m by 523m)
Map sheet TM23SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Desk-based assessment, geophysical survey of proposed housing development in area of Martello Tower 'P'. Map regression reveals much of the area has only been in existence since the early 18th century and has been created through the deposition of shingle. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: HER event no. FEX 278 Planning Application No. C/05/1723/FUL NMR No. 1517286 Project Type: Desk based assessment Development Type: Urban residential (e.g. flats, houses, etc.) Methods and Techniques: Documentary Search Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Site status: None, part of area is a SAM (Martello Tower 'P'),m SF105 Current Land use: Other 13 - Waste ground Monument Type(s)/Period(s): MARTELLO TOWER Post Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None PROJECT LOCATION Area 55900.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TM29293308 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Field Team Director/Manager: John Newman Supervisor: Mark Sommers DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: FEX 278 Contents: other Media: Geophysics, Images raster / digital photography, Images vector, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: FEX 278 Contents: other Media: Correspondence, Miscellaneous Material, Plan, Report BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment: Felixstowe South Seafront and Martello Tower 'P' Author(s)/Editor(s): Sommers, M., Breen, A.M. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS Report No. 2008/050 Date: 2008 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: printed sheets of A4 paper with card covers and plastic comb binding

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Sommers. M & Breen .A.M. 2008. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, South Seafront, Felixstowe, FEX 278.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Martello Tower P at W end of sea-front (No 11) (Monument)

Record last edited

Aug 18 2012 3:35PM

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