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Wolvercote Paper Mill Oxford

Mumford, James Wolvercote Paper Mill Oxford. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out a field evaluation at Wolvercote Paper Mill, Oxford, Oxfordshire (NGR SP 4879 0986). The work was commissioned by Buro Four on behalf of Oxford University. The evaluation revealed a number of scattered archaeological features dating from the Iron Age to the present day. In the north of the site a middle Iron Age posthole and oval pit were revealed. A natural stream course was revealed running NW-SE across the site, medieval tile was recovered from its fills. Along the southern edge and south-east corner of the site medieval and post-medieval ditches, post holes and pits were recorded. These features may be associated with medieval and post-medieval properties fronting onto Mill Road, or earlier mills on the site. A millrace was located in the east of the site, which had been backfilled with material from the demolition of the 19th-century mill, prior to the construction of the paper mill in 1953.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1307
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:07 Jan 2014 10:11
Last Modified:07 Jan 2014 10:11

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