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Abingdon Multiplex, Abingdon Oxon. Archaeological Evaluation Report.

Pugh, Greg Abingdon Multiplex, Abingdon Oxon. Archaeological Evaluation Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Oxford Archaeological Unit carried out a field evaluation at the land to the south of Tesco at junction of the A34 and the A415. The evaluation revealed several archaeological features including a probable Neolithic (3800-2500 BC) long barrow, situated to the west of the site and two Bronze Age ring-ditches, likely to be the remains of round barrows, situated to the north-east of the site. The evaluation confirms the cropmarks evidence shown on aerial photographs taken in 1993. A Bronze Age water hole and two linear features of similar date were also revealed at the north-west end of the development area. Two incomplete vessels of Beaker pottery and charred plant remains were discovered to the south of the ring-ditches.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
ID Code:3953
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:27 Jun 2018 10:00
Last Modified:27 Jun 2018 10:00

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