Monument record EXG 101 - Early Anglo-Saxon cemetery and possible prehistoric features, Land South of Burwell Road, Exning, Suffolk

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Summary

Evaluation and excavation identified part of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery of 20 graves containingg 21 inhumations and a number of prehistoric and Roman features.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6141 6574 (145m by 79m)
Map sheet TL66NW
Civil Parish NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (8)

Full Description

2013: Archaeological evaluation identified a number of undated ditches and pits, some containg pottery of Roman and medieval date which may be residual or intrusive. There was a small correlation of the archaeological features with the geophysical survey data. Electromagnetic anomalies were attributed to archaeological features only in Trench 21 and possibly also in Trench 14 (S1).
2014: Excavation identified part of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery of 20 graves containingg 21 inhumations and a number of prehistoric and Roman features including a ring ditch, details to follow.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: Andrew, A. & Newton, S.. 2016. Research Archive Report, Burwell Road, Exning.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Gorniak M. 2013. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Land South of Burwell Road, Exning, Suffolk.

Finds (37)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 31 2017 4:29PM

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