Monument record BRF 123 - Later prehistoric field system and Medieval field system, Land East of the Street, Bramford

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Summary

Bronze Age-Iron Age field system identified by ditches (north-south alighnment), and Medieval enclosures on a different alignment, associated with road frontage settlement activity.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 121 470 (284m by 284m)
Map sheet TM14NW
Civil Parish BRAMFORD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (8)

Full Description

2015: Geophysics identified a former enclosure and associated backfilled pits. Evidence of modern ploughing and a former field boundary were also seen (S2).

2015: Evaluation trenches revealed features relating to two main periods of activity; a later prehistoric field system (Bronze Age to Iron Age), aligned north-south and medieval enclosures (c. 11-14th century), associated with road frontage settlement activity indicated by pits containing large pottery and finds assemblages (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Slater, M-A.. 2015. Archaeological Trial Trench Evaluation, Land to the East of The Street, Bramford, Suffolk.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Davies, R.. 2015. Geophysical Survey Report, Land east of The Street, Bramford, Suffolk.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Feb 14 2018 9:43AM

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