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Land off Gibson Close, Waterbeach

Cox, Nicholas (2016) Land off Gibson Close, Waterbeach. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 1st and the 4th of November 2016 OA East carried out an evaluation on land off Gibson Close, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire. The investigation consisted on six 30m x 1.8m trenches. Along the northern edge of the site was a single shallow 13th to 14th century ditch on a west to east alignment, with a recut dating to the 16th to 18th centuries just to the south. These ditches seemed to run on a similar alignment to the modern street line of Gibson Close. In the south-east corner of the site were two post-medieval ditches, also on a west to east alignment, which ran into a shallow hollow, containing post-medieval material at their eastern ends. The south-east corner contained a number of shallow undated gullies, probably natural variations. A post-medieval ditch, cut from above the subsoil entered the site on a north to south alignment and then turns to the east and heading into the south-east corner of the site.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, waterbeach, medieval, post-medieval, pottery, ditch
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3145
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:24 Feb 2017 13:42
Last Modified:24 Feb 2017 13:42

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