Monument record CLA 035 - Clare Castle - Children's Playground (Rom)

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Summary

Scheduled Monument - A layer of large flints, possibly a dump of building material, within the topsoil. Medieval pottery and Roman ceramic building material found also.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 77101 45368 (8m by 9m)
Map sheet TL74NE
Civil Parish CLARE, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

October 2000: WB revealed a layer of large flints, possibly a dump of building material, within the topsoil. Medieval pottery and Roman ceramic building material found in association with the flints (S1). Within area of SAM - CLA 008.
2009: moitoring prior to instalation of play equipment revealed not archaeolgical features or finds (S2).
2010:An archaeological monitoring was carried out during the installation of a new item of play equipment within the bounds of Clare Castle Country Park, Clare. No finds or features of archaeological relevance were observed, and the stratigraphy exposed consisted solely of a mixed topsoil deposit (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gill D,. 2000. Archaeological Monitoring Report, Children's Play Area, Clare Castle, Clare, CLA 035.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Cass S, SCCAS 2009/083.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Cass, S.. 2010. Childrens Play Area, Clare Castle Country Park, Clare. 2010/062.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Dec 22 2010 6:03PM

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