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Northfleet East GIS Substation, Springhead, Kent Archaeological Evaluation Report

Mortimer, Simon Northfleet East GIS Substation, Springhead, Kent Archaeological Evaluation Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The OAU carried our a field evaluation at Springhead, Northfleet East GIS Substation, Kent (NGR TQ 6230 7245) on behalf of the National Grid Company in January 1999. The evaluation revealed a probable medieval ploughsoil containing pottery of the 11th-12th Centuries, which overlay a number of pits and ditches which produced pottery of similar date, along with animal bone, burnt clay and fragments of Niedermendig lava quern. The features lay towards the crest of a slope overlooking the site of Springhead Roman Town. A flint flake and burnt flints, of probable prehistoric date , and three sherds of Roman pottery were also recovered, but this material was associated with medieval or later pottery and was therefore residual in character.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Kent
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:3486
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:01 Mar 2018 15:35
Last Modified:01 Mar 2018 15:35

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