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Post-Medieval quarrying at the Former 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey

Cox, Nicholas (2016) Post-Medieval quarrying at the Former 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 29th and 30th of March 2016 Oxford Archaeology East conducted and archaeological evaluation consisting of three trial trenches at 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey (NGR TL 2716 9676). The evaluation found several large sub-rectangular pits that contained finds of a broadly 16th to 18th century date range, these were probably for the extraction of sand and gravel. Also found was a single large posthole of 18th to 19th century date and several modern rubbish pits.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, whittlesey, post-medieval, pottery, quarry, quarrying, extractive pit, rubbish pit, 18th century, 19th century
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3164
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:10 Mar 2017 09:44
Last Modified:10 Mar 2017 09:44

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