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CAT Report 1923: summary

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Archaeological evaluation at 1 Laurel Drive, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9ER: March 2023
by Ben Holloway

Date report completed: April 2023
Location: 1 Laurel Drive, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9ER
Map reference(s): TL 86507 45396
File size: 1306KB kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:
Keywords: Long Melford, roman, prehistoric,

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (one trial-trench) was carried out at 1 Laurel Drive, Long Melford, Suffolk in advance of the construction of a new residential dwelling. Located on the eastern edge of the historic settlement of Long Melford, the evaluation revealed two pits/tree-throws. A Mesolithic or Neolithic flint flake and pieces of Roman CBM attest to activity in these periods.