Monument record BSE 071 - 90 Guildhall Street

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Summary

Circular pit, diameter varying between 2.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8522 6418 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86SE
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Circular pit, diameter varying between 2.5 to 2.7m, found during demolition & building work by Carters (general builders). Cut or overlain by cellar floor/s. 3.70m below present cellar floor, cut into solid chalk, infilled with brick rubble and capped in ?late C19/early C20 by brick and concrete. Small access (?) hole in S rim blocked. Presumed to be Ice Store (S1), rather than classic ice house. Now infilled with concrete following removal of brick rubble (S1).
Within timber framed (Grade II) building. C15-16th century Rheinish ware pot found at front and rear of building.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Tester A, site report, BSE 071, July 1989.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 3 2015 2:12PM

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