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Stourpaine Landfill Site, Stourpaine, Dorset

Mudd, Andrew Stourpaine Landfill Site, Stourpaine, Dorset. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological assessment was conducted by the OAU on a site proposed for landfill development at Down End Farm, Stourpaine, Dorset, Grid Ref. ST874094. The work was carried out between 10 September 1990 and 20 September 1990. The site, which lies immediately west of the farm, covers about 11 hectares of chalk down, including the head of a dry valley, all within one field (Fig. 1). At the time it was under arable production. The form of the assessment, under the specification proposed by the Planning Department of Dorset County Council, consisted of 2.0 x 2.0 m test pits on a 50 m grid over the whole field, together with a number of mechanically excavated trial trenches in areas of suggested archaeological activity.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Dorset
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Early Bronze Age 2500 - 1500 BC
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Late Iron Age 100 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC > Late Neolithic 2700 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:3763
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:08 Jun 2018 07:35
Last Modified:08 Jun 2018 08:03

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