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On Track The Archaeology of High Speed 1 Section 1 in Kent

Booth, Paul and Champion, Timothy and Foreman, Stuart and Garwood, Paul and Glass, Helen and Munby, Julian and Reynolds, Andrew On Track The Archaeology of High Speed 1 Section 1 in Kent. Project Report. Oxford Wessex Archaeology & High Speed.

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On Track_cover-prelims.pdf

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On Track_Bibliography.pdf

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On Track_Chapter1_Archaeology and Engineering - High Speed 1_Glass and Foreman.pdf

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On Track_Chapter2_Time and Place - Chronology and Landscape_Foreman.pdf

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On Track_Chapter3_Early Prehistory_Garwood.pdf

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On Track_Chapter4_Later Prehistory_Champion.pdf

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On Track_Chapter5_The Late Iron Age and Roman periods_Booth.pdf

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On Track_Chapter6_The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods_Reynolds.pdf

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On Track_Chapter7_The Late Medieval and Modern Landscape_Munby.pdf

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On Track_Appendix1_Gazetteer and Route Maps.pdf

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On Track_Appendix2_List of HS1 Section 1 Digital Reports.pdf

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On Track_Appendix3_Radiocarbon Dates from HS1 Section 1.pdf

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Abstract

High Speed 1 (HS1) is the first new railway to be built in Britain for over a century and is the UK’s first high speed railway. The publication of this volume celebrates the immense scale and award-winning quality of the archaeological and historic building investigations that resulted from the construction of Section 1 of the rail link in Kent. The project encompasses some truly exceptional individual discoveries, such as the Early Neolithic longhouse at White Horse Stone, one of only a handful known in Britain and the most thoroughly dated example. Extensive excavations at Thurnham Roman Villa and Pepper Hill Roman cemetery have contributed greatly to our understanding of Roman Kent, while the Anglo-Saxon cemeteries at Cuxton and Saltwood Tunnel are immensely important additions to the corpus of Kentish cemeteries. Perhaps the most important contribution of HS1 Section 1 lies in the extent to which a range of ‘ordinary’ rural sites have been exposed and investigated across a broad range of landscape zones. The sheer number and scale of sites studied within a consistent research framework has offered a unique opportunity to examine change and continuity in this long-inhabited corridor from the Thames Estuary to the Channel coast. This book provides a synthetic overview and critical analysis of the HS1 Section 1 archaeological results by a group of leading regional and period experts, placing the investigations within the context of current frameworks of archaeological understanding at a regional, national and international scale. Underlying this volume is a large body of digital site and specialist reports and data, which is available from the Archaeology Data Service website. ADS 2006 Collection: 335 doi:10.5284/1000230 http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/projArch/ctr

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Kent
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC > Early Neolithic 4000 - 3000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:2809
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:13 Apr 2016 09:28
Last Modified:13 Apr 2016 09:28

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