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CAT Report 1677: summary

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Archaeological monitoring at Games Farm, Lower Road, Peldon, Essex, CO5 7PR: May 2021
by Sarah Veasey
(with contributions from Dr. Matthew Loughton, Laura Pooley and Alec Wade)

Date report completed: 07/06/2021
Location: Games Farm, Lower Road, Peldon, Essex, CO5 7PR
Map reference(s): TL 78976 16278 (centre)
File size: 17100 kb
Project type: Monitoring
Significance of the results:
Keywords: Games Farm Peldon

Summary. Archaeological monitoring was carried out at Games Farm, Lower Road, Peldon, Essex during groundworks for the construction of a rear extension, removal of the living room floor and unpinning at the front of the property. Games Farm is a Grade II listed 15th-century timberframed hall house with 16th-/17th-century and modern additions. Roman finds have also been documented on the development site. Groundworks uncovered a medieval linear feature in the living room area and a modern pit in the rear foundation trenches.