Monument record HTT 039 - Medieval ditches, probably boundary ditches: FIve Bells Inn, Hessett (DPAS) HBR + EVL

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Summary

Small ditches or gulleys interpreted as property boundaries, dating to the high medieval period, a pit with residual roman pottery, of uncertain date was also located.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9358 6177 (45m by 71m)
Map sheet TL96SW
Civil Parish HESSETT, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An archaeological evaluation was carried by trial trenching; the work was carried out in response to an archaeological brief written by Dr Hannah Cutler of the Suffolk= County Council Archaeological Services Conservation Team, dated 7th of April 2017.
Three trenches, Tr 1, 9.50m long by 1.80m wide, was excavated to cover the proposed workshop footprint; Tr 2, 16m long by 1.80m was excavated to cover the new house footprint; Tr 3, 9m long by 1.80m was excavated to cover the garage footprint.
Archaeology was present in all three trenches in the form of small ditches or gulleys interpreted as property boundaries, dating to the high medieval period, a pit with residual roman pottery, of uncertain date was also located.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Payne, D.. 2018. Archaeological Evaluation: Land to the rear of, The Five Bells, Hessett.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 29 2019 12:52PM

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