Monument record ERL 086 - Hospital Zonal Maintenance Facility, RAF Lakenheath (Preh)

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Summary

July 1994: Monitoring of three trial holes to determine geological make up for building purposes located Preh soil and burnt flint feature/s in two (see ERL 060 for third trial hole).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7281 8070 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

July 1994: Monitoring of three trial holes to determine geological make up for building purposes located Preh soil and burnt flint feature/s in two (see ERL 060 for third trial hole).
Trench 2: beneath 0.2m of topsoil & disturbance a purple sand layer was excavated producing a concentration of burnt flints.
Trench 3: Approximately 6m from Trench 2. 0.2m of topsoil & disturbance overlay about 0.2m of brown sand (ancient buried soil layer?) which overlay a more purply sand. A brown sand filled circular feature about 0.4m across and 0.2m deep contained a few burnt flints and charcoal flecks. Details in (S1).
July 1995: Further Preh features and finds found in evaluation trenches. Details in (S2).
July 1997: Further (Rom & Sax) features and dark earth identified during monitoring (S3).
Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Tester A, monitoring report, July 1994, location map & sketch sections.
  • <M1> (No record type): Excavation archive: (S1).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Gill D, monitoring report, SCCAS Report 95/72, July 1995.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Gill D, SCCAS, report November 1997.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jul 10 2020 2:54PM

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