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Iron Age Settlement Remains at Great Haddon, Peterborough

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2015) Iron Age Settlement Remains at Great Haddon, Peterborough. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between 1/2/14 and 21/1/15 Oxford Archaeology East undertook an archaeological excavation on the proposed site of a commercial unit at Great Haddon, Peterborough (TL 1481 9415). This followed a trenching evaluation in 2006 and a geophysical survey in 2014. The earliest phase of occupation identified was a Middle Iron Age open settlement, comprising two roundhouses, a stock enclosure and associated pits and postholes. Formalisation of this settlement occurred at some point in the Middle Iron Age when a complex enclosure was dug surrounding a roundhouse and associated occupation features. A later phase of remodelling occurred before the settlement was abandoned during the Late Iron Age. Overall the stratigraphic, artefactual and environmental data recovered from this site have a moderate potential to address a number of local and regional research themes.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological excavation, peterborough, iron age, settlement, pottery, animal remains
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Late Iron Age 100 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Middle Iron Age 400 - 100 BC
ID Code:2824
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:04 May 2016 11:56
Last Modified:04 May 2016 11:56

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