Monument record BLG 035 - Quarry pits of Roman or medieval date at Kingfisher Drive

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Summary

Quarry pits of Roman or medieval date and post medieval field boundaries at Kingfisher Drive

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 116 507 (105m by 73m)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish GREAT BLAKENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

2015: Evaluation trenching revealed a series of six quarry pits and a field system of ditches. The quarry pits were largely absent of finds, although one contained eight sherds of 3rd to 4th century Roman pottery and another contained a fragment of whetstone of possible medieval date. , which tentative dates these features. Therefore, either of these dates could be conceivable for these quarry pits. The field system ditches were orientated on a north-west to south-east alignment. These ditches may correspond to a field boundary marked on the 1840 tithe map (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Barlow, G. & Mustchin, A.. 2015. Kingfisher Drive, Great Blakenham, Suffolk: Archaeological Trial Trench Evaluation.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 20 2017 12:44PM

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