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Tower Ramparts School, Ipswich - IAS0802

The Tower Ramparts Shopping Centre was a major development between Tavern Street, to the south, and Tower Ramparts, to the north, requiring the demolition of property fronting Tavern Street and the Tower Ramparts School behind.

8-10 Arcade Street, Ipswich - IAS1804

Redevelopment for a new Crown Court at 8-10 Arcade Street and to the rear of 8 Lion Street led to a small excavation in 1979.

St Stephen's Church, Ipswich - IAS3203

The conversion of this redundant church to a tourist information centre involved minor improvements. This included the removal of the pews which sat on boarded wooden floors laid on joists which rested on bare earth below. Suffolk Archaeological Unit were granted permission by the owners, Ipswich Borough Council, to excavate the ground levels which were to be removed, providing an opportunity to examine one of town's churches recorded in the Domesday Book.

Turret Lane, Ipswich - IAS4302

Following the demolition of Turret Lane School, Suffolk County Council made the area available for excavation by the Suffolk Archaeological Unit in March/April 1978.

Wingfield Street-Foundation Street, Ipswich - IAS4601

The site was surface car parks west of Foundation Street, and included Wingfield Street and Rosemary Lane to the south plus a strip of land south of the lane. The land was sold by Ipswich Borough Council to NCP with planning permission to build a multi-storey car park. The whole area was within a scheduled monument (Suffolk 186) and scheduled monument consent was granted for development subject to prior excavation, which was undertaken by the...

Bridge Street, Ipswich - IAS6202

The Stoke Bridge and approaches road scheme in 1981 involved the construction of a new bridge across the River Orwell, adjacent to Stoke Bridge, and two new roundabouts, north of the bridge and west of Bridge Street. The scheme also included a storm water relief drain under the new carriageway. Suffolk County Council's Highways Department gave the Suffolk Archaeological Unit permission to excavate five trenches prior to highway works.

Vernon Street, Ipswich - IAS7402

This was an opportunistic excavation by the Suffolk Archaeological Unit in 1975 on waste land owned by Ipswich Borough Council and earmarked for development. Initially an area of 165 sq m was excavated at the far north of the site, nearest Stoke Bridge, but this was devoid of Anglo-Saxon occupation and a further area of 292 sq m was opened to the south. In both areas the 40-50cm of Victorian foundations and garden soil were...

Little Whip Street, Ipswich - IAS7404

Ipswich Borough Council, as landowner, gained planning permission for development of this vacant site with industrial units and gave permission for the Suffolk Archaeological Unit to excavate it in 1980.

St Helen's Street, Ipswich - IAS8804

Suffolk County Council, as landowner, commissioned the Suffolk Archaeological Unit to excavate this surface car park in 1983, prior to its sale for development.

Ipswich 1974-1990 Excavation Archive

Between 1974 and 1990 the 36 excavations on 34 sites archived here were carried out by the Suffolk Archaeological Unit (subsequently Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service) under the direction of Keith Wade. The consolidation of the 1974-90 archive and the preparation of the digital archive has been funded by English Heritage (now Historic England) between 2009 and 2015. Summary narrative reports describing the chronological sequence and the range of features and activities identified for each...

Land North and South of Blundell's Road, Tiverton

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in December 2014 on Land North and South of Blundell's Road, Tiverton, Devon. A total of seventeen trenches were excavated each targeting geophysical anomalies identified by an earlier geophysical survey. A cluster of postholes containing quantities of Late Neolithic pottery was identified. Environmental samples recovered from the fills of the features contained material indicative of domestic waste. A possible cremation, contained within an almost complete pot of...

Aggregate extraction related archaeology in England: a survey

Tony Brown
The archive from this ALSF funded project consists of a position paper that examines the relationship between aggregate-related archaeology and the environment both in terms of the effects of probable environmental change on the archaeological resource and the wider environmental context.

3678 Land at Tithebarn Green (Redhayes) Exeter Devon: Archaeological Evaluation

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in January 2012 on Land at Tithebarn Green (Redhayes), near Exeter, Devon. Seventeen trenches were excavated. The evaluation identified a number of archaeological features throughout the proposed development area which generally correlated well with the results of a preceding geophysical survey. Archaeological features encountered comprised ditches, pits and postholes, generally dated to one of two broad periods; prehistoric and post-medieval/modern. Evidence of Neolithic activity was identified in...

Land at Sparrowhall Lane, Powick, Worcestershire (OASIS ID: cotswold2-151711)

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology in May 2013 at land off Sparrowhall Lane, Powick, Worcestershire. Ten trenches were excavated. The evaluation identified archaeological features in 2 of the 10 excavated trenches. The earliest feature encountered was a pit of medieval date in Trench 9. A medieval/post-medieval ditch or furrow was identified in Trench 8 and a similar, although undated, ditch or furrow was identified in Trench 9. An isolated, undated pit was...

The Rural Settlement of Roman Britain: an online resource

Martyn Allen, Tom Brindle, Alex Smith, Julian D Richards, Tim Evans, Neil Holbrook, Michael Fulford & Nathan Blick
This resource brings together the excavated evidence for the rural settlement of Roman Britain with the over-arching aim to inform a comprehensive reassessment of the countryside of Roman Britain. It includes both traditionally published reports and 'grey literature' reports from developer-funded excavations since 1990. The project arose from pilot projects undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology and funded by English Heritage and it began in 2012. It is funded by grants from the Leverhulme Trust to the...

Land at Newnham Farm, Plympton, Devon

An archaeological trial trench evaluation was undertaken by Cotswold Archaeology from 6 to 22 October 2014 on Land at Newnham Farm, Plympton, Devon. A total of forty five trenches were excavated, Trenches 1 to 38 and Trenches 44 to 50 spread across 10 fields (Fields 2 to 11) of pasture land encompassing c. 35ha. The trenches were targeted on the results of a previously undertaken geophysical survey as well as providing a random sample of...

Excavations at Beedles Terrace, Exeter 1976 (Exeter archive site 57)

A section 15m long at right angles to the city wall on the brow of a steep slope failed to locate a ditch. A shallow quarry-pit proved to be of first-century date.

Excavations at Rack Street, Exeter 1977-78 (Exeter archive site 64)

From September 1977 until January 1978, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook an excavation on the site of the Central Primary School adjacent to the previous Rack Street site of 1974-75.

Excavations at Bartholomew Street East, Exeter 1980-81 (Exeter site archive 73)

In 1980 an excavation discovered three buildings: two barrack blocks and one unidentified and complicated sequence of medieval layers in the south-east extension area.

Excavations at Friernhay Street, Exeter 1981 (Exeter archive site 75)

From January to June 1981, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook an excavation on a plot of land adjacent to an angle in Friernhay Street on its south-western side. The site was formerly occupied by Wheatons' printing works and was later acquired for housing.

Excavations at Paul Street, Exeter 1981-85 (Exeter archive site 76)

At various times between 1982 and 1985, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook excavations in the area of the Old Bus Station in Paul Street Exeter in advance of the Harlequins shopping centre and multi-storey car park development.

Excavations at Albany Road, Exeter 1984 (Exeter archive site 79)

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit carried out a trial excavation on the site, bounded by Cowick Street, Alphington Street, St Thomas' Station and the railway viaduct, in 1978 in advance of redevelopment revealing bronze casting in the late 16th and early 17th century. Additional excavation work was carried out on the site in 1984, following documentary and cartographic research which highlighted the significance of the site, with the aim of determining the extent of the...

Excavations at Alphington Street Shooting Marsh Stile, Exeter 1984 (Exeter archive site 80)

In the autumn of 1984, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit excavated a site on the corner of Alphington Street and Shooting Marsh Stile in St Thomas revealing a medieval mill building, mid 11th century mill leat and later (14th -15th century) road with gravel metalling.

Excavation at Bradninch Place, Exeter 1985 (Exeter archive site 82)

An excavation took place at Bradninch Place Exeter in 1985

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