The People Behind our Understanding of Suffolk’s Prehistoric Archaeology

Whilst working on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Enhancement Project, our colleague Dr Hannah Cutler delved into the invaluable works from some of East Anglia’s most pioneering and influential figures in prehistoric archaeology in Suffolk. Here are just a few of the many key archaeologists Hannah has come across the most during her project. Nina LayardContinue reading “The People Behind our Understanding of Suffolk’s Prehistoric Archaeology”

Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Historic Environment Record Enhancement

The team in the Historic Environment Record (HER) are working on a project, funded by Historic England, to enhance the database with Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites and find spots across Suffolk. Suffolk is one of the most important counties in England for Early Prehistoric archaeological remains (Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, 1 million years ago – 4000BC).Continue reading “Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Historic Environment Record Enhancement”

Ipswich Urban Archaeological Database

The modern town of Ipswich is built on over 1,000 years of urban activity. The team in the Historic Environment Record (HER) have recently completed a project, funded by Historic England, to enhance the archaeological records in Ipswich. The Ipswich Urban Archaeology Database (UAD) project has collated and enhanced information relating to archaeological evidence ofContinue reading “Ipswich Urban Archaeological Database”

Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside

The team in the Historic Environment Record (HER) are working on a project, funded by Historic England, to record all the lost and existing farmsteads in Suffolk. Farming has been a major factor in the development of Suffolk’s landscape, both physically and socially throughout time. The farm buildings can help us to understand the agriculturalContinue reading “Farmsteads in the Suffolk Countryside”