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The Orchard Stretham Rectory 1991: An Archaeological Assessment

Hoyland, Lesley (1991) The Orchard Stretham Rectory 1991: An Archaeological Assessment. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological assessment was undertaken in September 1991 to evaluate the archaeological potential of the Orchard, Stretham Rectory, Stretham. This was in response to proposals for developing the land. Seven trial trenches were opened and a complex of Early medieval ditches and associated features were found in the central area of the Orchard. There were also indications of earlier ditches to the southern edge of the Orchard. It was concluded that these ditches, slots and post holes probably related to the Early medieval domestic complex found in an 1990 excavation in the adjoining Rectory Garden. It was recommended that disturbance of the ground was limited to a depth of 0.40m, with deeper cuts being preceded by area excavation.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, Stretham Rectory, Stretham, The Orchard, 1991, archaeological assessment, archaeological evaluation, trial trenches, early medieval, post-medieval, pottery, bottles, possible pit, bone, gully, coarseware, post-hole, Roman, samian, ditch, Saxo-Norman, flint,
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Middle Bronze Age 1600 - 1,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4007
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:25 Jul 2018 10:00
Last Modified:28 Aug 2018 07:20

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