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Prehistoric and Early Post-Medieval remains at Zone Q, Beaulieu, Chelmsford

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2016) Prehistoric and Early Post-Medieval remains at Zone Q, Beaulieu, Chelmsford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out at Zone Q, Beaulieu, Chelmsford. The fieldwork took place between the 7/9/15 and the 25/11/15. A total of forty-one trenches were excavated across two separate fields, within the proposed development area. The evaluation recorded the remains of early prehistoric dispersed settlement in the form of a fire pit and a rectangular pit which contained frequent charcoal. In the northern part of the development area a putative late medieval settlement was encountered, which comprised four potential wall foundations, potentially part of a building and two ditches thought to be part and an enclosure. Early post-medieval remains comprising several brick-built linear features associated with the deer park were recorded in both fields. These are suggested to form part of a deer course.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu, brick linear features, deer park, deer course, post-medieval, post-medieval settlement, building
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:2891
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:21 Jul 2016 14:34
Last Modified:21 Jul 2016 14:34

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