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Luton Hoo Hyde

Biddulph, Edward Luton Hoo Hyde. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology carried out Stage 1 of an archaeological evaluation in advance of a proposed development at Luton Hoo, Hyde, Bedfordshire on behaLf of Elite Hotels and Luton Hoo Park Ltd. Stage 1 consisted of fieldwalking an area of approximately 60 HA a high density perhistoric flint scatter was observed, which should be regarded as significant and indicative of prehistoric activity in the Study Area. Lower amounts of medieval, post-medieval and modern material were also recovered. The finds cannot confirm the presence of a Palladian gatehouse known to have existed in the vicinity, although the material probably derived from a nearby building. Extensive later disturbance associated with post-medieval landscaping and ploughing was apparent throughout the Study Area.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Bedfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1624
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:13 Mar 2014 09:33
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:33

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