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Transitional medieval Brick Kilns at Site 3, Beaulieu, Chelmsford, Essex: PXA and UPD

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2017) Transitional medieval Brick Kilns at Site 3, Beaulieu, Chelmsford, Essex: PXA and UPD. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology East carried out an open area excavation within Site 3, Beaulieu, Chelmsford ahead of the construction of the RDR haulage road. The works were carried out between the 23/9/16 and 20/11/16. The earliest phase of occupation recorded dates to the high medieval period and comprises several ditches, possibly forming part of a field system associated with the nearby manor of Bulls Lodge. Undoubtedly the most significant remains encountered comprise four brick kilns (clamps), a probable specialist brick kiln and a number of associated features, including quarry pits, work surfaces and cart tracks. The brick kilns appear to be those built specifically for the construction of Henry VIII's Tudor palace located nearby at Beaulieu.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological excavation, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu park, medieval, post-medieval, post medieval, tudor, henry VIII, brick kiln, clamp, field system, bulls lodge, trackway, quarry pit, extractive pit, surface, pottery, animal remains, cbm
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3367
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:13 Nov 2017 08:11
Last Modified:13 Nov 2017 08:11

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