Site Event/Activity record ESF20652 - Bibbys and Walnes Seeds Site, Framlingham, Archaeological Desk Based Assessment

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Location Bibbys and Walnes Seeds Site
Grid reference Centred TM 2845 6289 (234m by 413m)
Map sheet TM26SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


Not recorded.



This DBA includes an examination of the Suffolk Historic Environment Record (HER), a geotechnical report provided by the client, a site walkover and a documentary search. The proposed development area (PDA) is situated on a terraced slope on the western side of the River Ore. The location of the PDA, the known archaeology within the search area and the past land use suggests that there is a low to moderate potential for archaeological material to be encountered within the PDA. The survival of any archaeological material will vary across the PDA due to the past land use, notably the terracing activities that have taken place. There is the potential for waterlogged / palaeo-environmental material to be encountered at the area next to the river, indicated by the geotechnical data provided. The buildings identified as representing the industrial history of the site do not appear to be of enough importance to warrant retention, but would require recording to a specified standard. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Yes Associated Identifiers: NMR No. 1513819 Project Type: Desk based assessment Development Type: Urban residential (e.g. flats, houses, etc.) Methods and Techniques: Documentary Search, Visual Inspection Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Industry and Commerce 4 - Storage and warehousing Monument Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None PROJECT LOCATION Area 3.80 Hectares Grid Reference: TM28436287 Point Height 25.00 - 35.00 metres PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Jess Tipper Director/Manager: John Newman Supervisor: James Rolfe DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Media: Database, GIS, Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Media: Report BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Bibby's and Walne's Seeds Sie, Framlingham Author(s)/Editor(s): Rolfe, J. Other Bibliographic Details: 2007/130 Date: 2007 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Suffolk

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Rolfe, J.. 2007. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment, Bibbys & Walnes seeds site, Framlingham.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Framlingham Railway Station; Bibby's & Walne's Seeds Site (Monument)

Record last edited

Feb 9 2015 11:32AM

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