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The Old Railway Halt Scrapyard Great Rollright West Oxfordshire

Sims, Mike The Old Railway Halt Scrapyard Great Rollright West Oxfordshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On 13th April 2011 Oxford Archaeology undertook an archaeological watching brief on the site of a proposed new vehicle dismantling building at the Old Railway Halt Scrapyard, Great Rollright, West Oxfordshire (NGR: SP 3272 3035). The watching brief revealed evidence that the terracing of the site for the Banbury to Kingham Junction railway had truncated the majority of the area of the development site. A small 3 m wide strip of undisturbed ground was cut back but no archaeology was observed. Demolition debris consistent with a lime kiln was observed to the immediate north-east of the site but no evidence for its original location was encountered.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > None
ID Code:1023
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:18 Mar 2013 12:13
Last Modified:18 Mar 2013 12:13

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