Monument record BSE 271 - Post-medieval quarry site and Malting complex, Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds

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Evaluation showed the site had been extensively quarried, then reinstated for use as a rail siding, warehouse, coal yard and maltings, though little archaeological evidence remains.


Grid reference Centred TL 8533 6505 (104m by 112m)
Map sheet TL86NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

A series of six trenches were excavated across the development site. The results showed the site had been extensively quarried for sand and gravel in the post-medieval period and then reinstated in the mid to late 19th century for use as a rail siding, warehouse and coal yard. A maltings was also constructed along the southern limit of the site at this time. Little archaeological evidence remained though structural evidence of a possible warehouse and/or the maltings was identified (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Duffy, J.. 2006. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds, BSE 271.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 20 2018 4:18PM

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