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Gas Main Replacement Whitchurch-on-Thames, Oxfordshire - Pangbourne, West Berkshire

Sims, Mike Gas Main Replacement Whitchurch-on-Thames, Oxfordshire - Pangbourne, West Berkshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between July and November 2011, Oxford Archaeology, conducted an archaeological watching brief during the laying of a replacement gas main across the River Thames east of Whitchurch Bridge (NGR: SU 6390 7719 to SU 6365 7676). The watching brief brief observed a sequence of alluvial deposits on either side of the River Thames. No evidence for any activity connected with river traffic was observed. Some evidence for cultivation was observed on the northern bank, but the stratigraphy observed on the southern bank is indicative of flood meadows/ seasonal grazing with some evidence of modern recreational use. No evidence for earlier phases of the bridge construction or ferry traffic was observed.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Berkshire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1617
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:27 Feb 2014 12:21
Last Modified:27 Feb 2014 12:21

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