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The Regal Theatre, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Francisco Benet, Yerai (2019) The Regal Theatre, Stowmarket, Suffolk. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between 22nd and 23rd of July 2019, Oxford Archaeology East undertook an archaeological evaluation comprising a single 15m-long trench in the car park to the north of the Regal Theatre, Stowmarket. The evaluation revealed no archaeological features and no artefacts or ecofacts were recovered. Below the modern car park layers, a possible former topsoil and thick make-up deposit were revealed, which combined extended to a depth in excess of 1.2m, at which point excavation ceased. Natural geology was not reached in the trench, presumably because this part of the car park lies approximately 2m higher than the adjacent Ipswich Street. Cartographic evidence suggests that this ground levelling was related to the construction of the Regal Theatre in the 1930s.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Suffolk, suffolk, Stowmarket, stowmarket, Regal Theatre, regal theatre, Evaluation, evaluation, blank eval, 2362, report 2362, Report 2362, OAE report 2362
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Suffolk
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
ID Code:5432
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:06 Sep 2019 13:21
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 13:21

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