Monument record ORF 034 - 3-4 Quay Street (Rom)

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Summary

1st stage monitoring of footings, built on land reclaimed in Med period in Med core of Orford.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 42344 49798 (46m by 43m)
Map sheet TM44NW
Civil Parish ORFORD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

June 2000: 1st stage monitoring of footings to rear of 4 Quay Street, built on land reclaimed in Med period in Med core of Orford, opposite the Austin Friary. The earliest finds are associated with a layer of silty sand containing briquetage and a charcoal rich sand layer. Probably relates to Rom salt production though the only Rom sherd (grey ware) was found in the layer above. Details in (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SAU, Loader T, SCCAS Interim Monitoring Report, ORF 034, June 2000, ill.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 26 2001 12:00AM

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