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CAT Report 1147: summary

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Archaeological evaluation at Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport, Essex, CB11 3TR: July 2017
by Mark Baister
(with contributions from Sarah Carter)

Date report completed: August 2017
Location: Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport, Essex, CB11 3TR
Map reference(s): TL 51918 34425
File size: kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (consisting of one ‘T-shaped’ trial-trench) was carried out at Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport, Essex in advance of the construction of a new school building. The trench contained a large amount of modern disturbance, as well as a modern service. Also uncovered was a modern ditch, aligned north/south and visible on earlier OS mapping as part of an enclosure around a series of allotments.

Two residual finds, a sherd of 12th-14th century pottery and a prehistoric worked flint, were recovered from the topsoil.