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Beaulieu: Zone R

Rees, Gareth (2017) Beaulieu: Zone R. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 1st November and 8th November 2016 Oxford Archaeology carried out a topographic survey of a field of earthworks located in Zone R of the Beaulieu Park Development, Chelmsford, Essex (TL 7359 1056). The survey covered a total area of 1.50ha of short grazed pasture land. The earthworks consisted of eight major features identifiable to type including four ditches, two with associated banks, ridge and furrow cultivation, a levelled area and several hollows. The maximum depth of the earthworks was 0.80m. The earthworks may be dated by the medieval ridge and furrow which appear to be the earliest features, with all other features overlying and being later than these.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological topographical survey, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu park, ridge and furrow, earthworks, medieval, post-medieval
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3344
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:24 Oct 2017 09:37
Last Modified:24 Oct 2017 09:37

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