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New Drainage Works St James Church Somerton Oxfordshire

Dodds, Dan New Drainage Works St James Church Somerton Oxfordshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In September and October 2008, Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out an archaeological watching brief at St James Church, Somerton, Oxfordshire (NGR: SP 4965 2860). The work was commissioned by the Parochial Church Council in advance of the installation of new drains along all four sides of the church. The watching brief revealed deposits of made ground probably originating during the construction of the north aisle in the 14th-century and from the restoration of the church in the 1850s, including the addition of the buttresses. Also exposed were probable 19th/early 20th-century repairs to the foundation plinth of the south wall of the south aisle. A burial predating the construction of the chapel was encountered, together with an 18th-century brick vault.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Primary Archives
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1819
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:22 Aug 2014 15:48
Last Modified:22 Aug 2014 15:48

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