Monument record FRK 051 - Village Hall, Freckenham (IA)

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Summary

Evaluation on proposed Village Hall site located a ditch containing flint gritted (Iron Age?) pottery and the butt end of another feature.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6629 7203 (61m by 69m)
Map sheet TL67SE
Civil Parish FRECKENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1996: 2 evaluation trenches in proposed Village Hall site located a ditch containing flint gritted (Iron Age?) pottery and the butt end of another (contemporary?) feature. Details in (S1).
This lay within 100m of a known Iron Age site and evaluation trenching revealed a N.-S. running ditch, at the southern end of the site. This was 1.3m wide and 0.64m deep, and contained sherds of Iron Age flint-gritted pottery. Along the road frontage, a large ditch with three possible re-cuts and containing 13th-14th-century pottery was discovered. (S3).
1997: Monitoring carried out during the excavation of Village Hall footing trenches. An IA ditch was identified in the evaluation stage. Other features were cut by the trenching. Details in (S2, outstanding?).
Also Roman, Medieval and Post Medieval.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gill, D.. 1996. Evaluation report. Village Hall, Freckenham.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Tester A, SCCAS Rep ), O/S?.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 39 (1), p.97.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 26 2013 1:41PM

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