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Land off Crewe Road, Basford West, Crewe, Cheshire: Archaeological Evaluation

McPhillips, Sean (2009) Land off Crewe Road, Basford West, Crewe, Cheshire: Archaeological Evaluation. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Submitted)

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Goodman Ltd, acting on behalf of Taylor Woodrow Property Co Ltd, commissioned Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) to undertake an archaeological evaluation at land off Crewe Road, Basford West, Crewe, Cheshire. The site is proposed for redevelopment as warehousing and distribution, manufacturing and light industrial/office use and associated ancillary works (planning application reference P03/1071). Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council has granted planning permission with a condition requiring a programme of archaeological evaluation based on the results of a geophysical survey undertaken predetermination (GSB 2003), following an archaeological desk-based assessment carried out in 2002 (OA North 2002). It is possible that archaeological remains associated with a medieval or post-medieval agricultural landscape may be affected by the proposed development. Therefore, in order to establish the nature and extent of any buried remains, and inform any requirement for mitigation, OA North carried out the archaeological evaluation in November 2008.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cheshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:1587
Deposited By: Sandra Bonsall
Deposited On:28 Feb 2014 08:35
Last Modified:28 Feb 2014 08:35

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