Monument record CAC 016 - Medieval and post-medieval ditches and quarry, Swallowfields, Bloodmoor Hill

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Excavation revealed enclosure ditches, finds scatters and a large quarry, all of Med/PMed date.


Grid reference Centred TM 52006 90041 (217m by 89m)
Map sheet TM59SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1999: A magnetic susceptibility survey recorded activity indicating the deposition of fire enhanced materials/soils and possibly in-situ burning (S3).

June 2000: Excavation of 4000 sq m area, to west of area excavated in July 1998, revealed enclosure ditches, finds scatters and a large quarry, all of Medieval and post-medieval date. Details in (S1). In area previously evaluated in 1996 - see CAC 014. For more details on July 1998 see (S2) (S4).

See also MSF19104 Prehistoric ditch and worked flint, MSF19105 for 1st-2nd century Roman field system, MSF21617 Anglo-Saxon settlement and cemetery.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Chapman, H. P., Gearey, B. R., and Krawiec, K.. 2006. Assessment report: Excavations of a brushwood trackway and causeway. Compartmen 26, Beccles Marshes. Mortimer et al, Cambridge Archaeological Unit, Report 386, August 2000, ill.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 39(3), p.367.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Challands, A.. 1999. Report on the Magnetic Susceptibility Survey at Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville, Suffolk.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Mortimer, R.. 2000. An Interim Statement, Excavation of the Early Anglo-Saxon Settlement 1998-2000, Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

May 14 2018 12:19PM

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