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Brampton 1990 A1-M1 Link Road

Malim, Tim Brampton 1990 A1-M1 Link Road. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Archaeological excavations carried out to assess the archaeological potential along the line of a new trunk road were carried out in August and October of 1990. The trenches located various features, some of which had been seen from air photographs. These included a pair of parallel ditches at least 300 metres long and narrowing towards the east where they are 12 metres apart with in-curving ends. Several possible Romano-British field ditches were also found. Field walking over the site produced some Neolithic flint as well as Medieval and post-medieval material. excavation of the features was very limited, and nothing was found to directly date the long paired ditches although one butt end had a post hole and some charcoal. Tentatively these ditches have been interpreted as a Neolithic cursus.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, Brampton, Scheduled Monument, SAM, SM, Neolithic, Romano-British, Medieval, Post-Medieval, Ditch, Cursus, Field Walking, Aerial Photography, Flint, Pottery, Samian, Crop Mark, Clay Pipe, Quarry, roman
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:3989
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:24 Jul 2018 14:17
Last Modified:24 Jul 2018 14:17

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