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Roman Agricultural Field Systems at 98-120 Wisbech Road, Littleport

Bush, Louise (2010) Roman Agricultural Field Systems at 98-120 Wisbech Road, Littleport. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between 21st and 28th September 2009 OA East conducted an archaeological evaluation and excavation at 98-120 Wisbech Road, Littleport (TL 5592 8733) in advance of the construction of 12 flats and 8 houses with associated services and parking. Within the development area, six evaluation trenches were opened up, followed immediately by two open excavation areas. A slight scatter of prehistoric flints were found across the site, suggesting Neolithic activity in the vicinity, but without any features being positively identified. An agricultural field system containing several alignments and phases of activity with associated boundary ditches dating to the Roman period were uncovered.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:excavation report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:1025
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:20 Mar 2013 11:47
Last Modified:20 Mar 2013 11:47

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