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Market Lane Linton 1991: An Archaeological Watching Brief July 1991

Hoyland, Lesley (1991) Market Lane Linton 1991: An Archaeological Watching Brief July 1991. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A watching brief of Market Lane, Linton, was undertaken in July 1991 by the Archaeological Section of Cambridgeshire County council, in order to assess the potential remains of medieval and Post-medieval remains relating to the former market held on the site. Eleven trenches were opened by the contractors, each roughly 0.4m x 2m and 0.6 - 0.9m deep and sections were fully recorded and described. Trenches 1-5 showed remains of building foundations, largely undatable due to the lack of finds in situ and previous wide-spread disturbance. Trenches 6-11 showed recent disturbance cut into natural subsoil. Comparison with documentary sources show that the foundations revealed are probably those of structures shown on an 1823 Pre-enclosure map of Linton. No evidence was found of Medieval occupation.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, Linton, 1991, watching brief, Market Lane, market, medieval, stalls, shop, post-medieval, pottery, animal bone, inconclusive, gas main
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4005
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:25 Jul 2018 09:32
Last Modified:21 Aug 2018 12:53

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