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CAT Report 862: summary

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Archaeological monitoring and recording at Melford Valley Tandoori, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk: August 2015
by Pip Parmenter and Ben Holloway

Date report completed: October 2015
Location: Melford Valley Tandoori, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk
Map reference(s): TL 862 454 (c)
File size: 1,595 kb
Project type: Archaeological monitoring and recording
Significance of the results: *
Keywords: Roman, pit, pottery, quernstone

Summary. Archaeological monitoring and recording was carried during the excavation of foundations for an extension to the rear of Melford Valley Tandoori Restaurant, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk. The monitoring identified three large Roman pits (F1, F2, F3), containing in total 1kg of Roman pottery. One of the pits (F2) also contained a fragment of quernstone. Also identified was a modern brick-built soakaway (F4) and a large, modern rubbish-pit (F5).