Monument record WLD 025 - Waldringfield Quarry

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Summary

Various epsiodes of work on Waldringfield quarry produced little archaeological evidence.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 25856 44584 (203m by 228m)
Map sheet TM24SE
Civil Parish WALDRINGFIELD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

June 1994: evaluation of 4.5 ha area revealed 3 Undated ditches and a shallow pit, probably of recent date (S4). Further 0.5 ha areatrenched locating 2 further undated likely field boundary ditches (S3).
Sept 1995: Area 5 and 7. Evaluation, including desk-top and trial trenching revealed one in-filled ditch which appeared to mark the line of the old parish boundary between Waldringfield and Brightwell. No other archaeological evidence was discovered (S2).
October 2000: Monitoring of 10 test pits in proposed sand & gravel quarry. Two ditches observed. 35cm wide by 15cm deep. No dating evidence recovered, may be former boundary ditches. Details in (S1).
Evaluation in 2003 revealed no archaeological evidence (S5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1-S4).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. SCCAS, Everett L, 2000/84, October 2000.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. SCCAS, Boulter S, 'Waldringfield Quarry: Areas 5 & 7', 95/53, Sep 95, ill.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service evaluation report. SCCAS, Boulter S, 'Waldringfield Quarry', 94/61 Nov 94, ill.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SCCAS, Boulter S, 'Waldringfield Quarry', 94/34, June 1994, ill.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. Everett, L., SCCAS. 2003/24.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (5)

Record last edited

Jun 24 2020 10:59AM

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