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Cattle Market/Leisure Centre Site, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Matthews, Bryan and Bashford, Robin and Mumford, James Cattle Market/Leisure Centre Site, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In October 2002, Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out a field evaluation on behalf of Cotswold District Council at the Cattle Market/Leisure Centre site, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. The evaluation revealed an inhumation and cremation associated with the Roman extra-mural cemetery of Corinium; a possible buried ploughsoil, containing Iron Age pottery and two linear features of medieval or post-medieval date . The majority of archaeological deposits appear to have been removed during the construction of the Cattle Market In December 2003 Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out an archaeological watching brief at the Cattle Market and Leisure Centre, Cirencester, Gloucestershire (NGR SP 0195 0175). The work was commissioned by Cotswold District Council in advance of test pits for ground investigation prior to redevelopment. The watching brief revealed no archaeological features or deposits within the seven test pits.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Gloucestershire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:1269
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:15 Nov 2013 14:05
Last Modified:21 Nov 2013 10:38

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