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Boarley Lane, Maidstone, Kent

Matthews, Bryan Boarley Lane, Maidstone, Kent. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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The OAU was commissioned by Union Railways Ltd to conduct a field evaluation of land situated to the south of Boarley Farm and west of Boarley Lane, Maidstone, Kent (NGR TQ 7610 5925). The work was conducted between 13th and 17th December 1998. Five evaluation trenches were excavated in an area of c 0.6 hectares. A ditch, tree throw hole and possible erosion gully were revealed in trench 3509TT to the south-west of the site. All of these features contained late Neolithic-Bronze Age struck flints; the possible erosion gully also contained a single small, abraded sherd of prehistoric pottery, possibly Beaker. A very large feature at south of the site could not be positively identified due to persistent flooding but it is likely to have been caused by erosion, close to the present stream course. A small, undated pit was found in trench 310TT, and a large quarry pit, probably dating to the medieval period, was found in trench 3508TT.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Kent
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC > Late Neolithic 2700 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:3793
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:13 Jun 2018 11:50
Last Modified:13 Jun 2018 11:50

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