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Cotton Wind Farm, Offord D’Arcy, Cambridgeshire

Simmonds, Andrew Cotton Wind Farm, Offord D’Arcy, Cambridgeshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology undertook a field evaluation at Cotton Farm, Offord D’Arcy, Cambridgeshire (NGR TL 233 641) on behalf of CgMs Consulting. A small quantity of Roman pottery was recovered from the surface of the ploughsoil to the immediate west of Trenches 7 and 8. This seems most likely to have derived from field manuring. A small assemblage of late Saxon pottery recovered from the same area may indicate contemporary activity within the vicinity although evidence of this was absent from the trenches. Ditches were recorded that correspond in position and orientation with field boundaries recorded on the 1st Edition 6” Ordnance Survey map of 1891, and are likely to have defined boundaries established during the period of Inclosure.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:2330
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:15 Jan 2015 09:29
Last Modified:15 Jan 2015 09:29

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