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Land North of Summertown East Hanney, Oxfordshire

Allen, Martyn Land North of Summertown East Hanney, Oxfordshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 16th and 19th January 2017 Oxford Archaeology (OA) undertook a trial trench evaluation on the site of a proposed housing development. The development area is approximately 2.56ha in extent and is located to the north of Summertown Road in East Hanney, Oxfordshire (NGR SU 41600 92600). The evaluation was carried out in wet conditions and the trial trenches flooded soon after excavation. Fortunately, all features were recorded and planned before flooding became a problem. Eleven trial trenches were excavated in total across the development area. Only one trench contained remains of archaeological interest. Trench 9, located in the south-western corner of the site, contained a single ditch section. A worked, prehistoric flint was recovered from the main fill of the ditch. The find appears to be Bronze Age in date, though no other finds were found to confirm the date of the feature. In other trenches, only modern intrusions were encountered.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
ID Code:3581
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:16 May 2018 07:28
Last Modified:16 May 2018 07:28

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