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Late Iron Age and Medieval Remains in the Haulage Road 2b at Beaulieu, Chelmsford

Webb, Robin (2014) Late Iron Age and Medieval Remains in the Haulage Road 2b at Beaulieu, Chelmsford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on an area designated as Phase 2b Access Road, at Beaulieu, Chelmsford. The fieldwork took place between 19/8/14 and 27/8/14. A total of 19 trenches were excavated across six fields. At the western end of the evaluation Late Iron Age remains were uncovered, in the form of a buried soil. These remains may represent land use on the settlement fringe, to the south-east. A medieval ditch was encountered, possibly relating to a small settlement. Post-medieval activity was encountered across the evaluated area in the form of furrows, and towards the southern edge with a ditch and posthole.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu, iron age, medieval, furrow, settlement, iron age pottery
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:2887
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:21 Jul 2016 08:01
Last Modified:21 Jul 2016 08:01

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