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Muswell Hill Manor Brill Piddington Oxfordshire

Thacker, Gerry and Peacock, Rebecca Muswell Hill Manor Brill Piddington Oxfordshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

During April and May 2014 Oxford Archaeology undertook a watching brief on the construction of a new drive, garage and turning area at Muswell Hill Manor, Brill, Piddington, Oxfordshire. Additionally an evaluation trench was excavated to try to date the ditch surrounding a large rectangular enclosure known as 'The Wilderness'. The watching brief uncovered a ditch of medieval date, presumed to be a former field boundary, and a buried garden soil that could date to the 15th or 16th century. Tile fragments recovered from the ditch surrounding the Wilderness also dated to the 15th or 16th century, and may indicate that the enclosure was originally constructed as a garden feature.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:3477
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:21 Feb 2018 14:13
Last Modified:10 Apr 2018 08:23

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