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An Archaeological Evaluation on the 132KV Cable diversion, Beaulieu, Chelmsford

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2015) An Archaeological Evaluation on the 132KV Cable diversion, Beaulieu, Chelmsford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on the Cable Diversion Route, Beaulieu, Chelmsford. The fieldwork took place between the 4 September 2015 and the 12 October 2015. A total of twenty-eight trenches were excavated across ten separate fields within the proposed development area. A putative Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age roundhouse was located in the eastern part of the cable diversion route, within Field 5. An undated trackway was present at the eastern end of the cable diversion route (in Field 49). It is ascribed to the medieval period due to its alignment with the medieval field system and green lanes. A further concentration of early post-medieval remains was encountered which consisted of three linears, containing brick rubble.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu, trackway, bronze age, iron age, post-medieval, medieval, field system
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Early Iron Age 800 - 400 BC
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Late Bronze Age 1000 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:2888
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:21 Jul 2016 12:49
Last Modified:21 Jul 2016 12:49

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