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Roman and Medieval Remains at Estover Road, March, Cambridgeshire

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2014) Roman and Medieval Remains at Estover Road, March, Cambridgeshire. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on Land North of Estover Road, March, Cambridgeshire (TL 4251 9813). The fieldwork took place between the 20th and 28th October 2014. A total of fifteen trenches were excavated within the proposed development area, targeting archaeological features suggested from an aerial photograph survey and a geophysical survey. Several ditches and possible settlement features tentatively dated to the Roman period were present in the west and the south of the site. The settlement features included a ring-ditch towards the centre of the site that is suggested to be a roundhouse. In the western part of the site, a concentration of east to west aligned enclosure ditches and related settlement features dating to the medieval period may be indicative of possible tofts. A curvilinear ditch in the western part of the site enclosed an area of buried soil that was possibly the result of an occupation horizon.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, march, roman, medieval, roundhouse, toft, pond
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:2786
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:04 Apr 2016 11:07
Last Modified:04 Apr 2016 11:07

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