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8a The Rampart, Haddenham, Cambridgeshire

Moan, Patrick (2018) 8a The Rampart, Haddenham, Cambridgeshire. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On 17th April 2018, Oxford Archaeology East (OAE) undertook an evaluation at 8a, The Rampart, Haddenham, prior to redevelopment of the plot for housing. A single trench was opened, totalling 31 square metres and a single sub-circular pit was revealed within the north-western corner of the trench. This pit contained 40g of medieval (12th to 14th century) pottery and 20g of lava quern. Overlying this pit and within the northern limit of the trench was a layer of relict topsoil, that contained two sherds (30g) of medieval pottery. This was in turn overlain by modern hardcore. Major modern truncation was noted within the southern half of the trench, presumably from the construction of the housing currently situated within the area. Hydrocarbon contamination was evident throughout the trench, with the excavated pit also being affected.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, haddenham, relict soil, buried soil, medieval, pottery, lava quern, contamination, 2198, report 2198, OAE report 2198, medieval pottery
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:3661
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:25 May 2018 08:25
Last Modified:29 Aug 2018 11:05

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