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Neolithic and Bronze Age Activity at Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket

Bush, Louise (2010) Neolithic and Bronze Age Activity at Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket. Project Report. Oxford ARchaeological Unit Ltd. (Submitted)

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Abstract

From 23rd September to 4th October 2010 Oxford Archaeology East conducted an evaluation at Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket prior to the construction of new stables, paddocks, storage yard and warm-up track. Evidence for prehistoric activity was encountered across the development area but was concentrated in two main areas of the site. The activity consisted of chiefly Late Neolithic struck flint scatters, Early Neolithic and Late Bronze Age pit and posthole groups, Middle Bronze Age field systems and, most notably, two burnt pits each containing a complete or near-complete Early Bronze Age vessel. Large quantities of struck flint were recovered from the trench topsoil, particularly in the soil above and surrounding the two Early Bronze Age pits.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Suffolk
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
ID Code:1040
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:22 Mar 2013 14:44
Last Modified:22 Mar 2013 14:44

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