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Roman Burials & Settlement Remains at "The Parks", Godmanchester

Reynolds, Tim Roman Burials & Settlement Remains at "The Parks", Godmanchester. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An evaluation excavation, commisioned by Smit's ore on behalf of the Church Commissioners, was undertaken at The Parks, Godmanchester. A series of Roman period burials were identified along with a number of second and third century pits and ditches containing domestic refuse and enclosure with an adjacent droveway. A Roman gravel quarry and Medieval ploughsoil were also identified, as was a preserved series of ridges and furrows resulting from Medieval agricultural activities. A foundation trench for a masony building of probable Roman date was also identified.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, St. Mary's Parish, Roman, Human burials, Evaluation Excavation, Church, Ordinance Survey, Pits, Ditches, Gravel Quarry, Medieval, Plough soil, Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeology Section, Cambridgeshire, Sites and Monuments Record, Cropmarks, Prehistory, Iron Age, Pottery, Bronze Age, Barrows, Park Lane, Area Plan, Trench, Vicus, Inhumation burial, Cambridge road, Domesday Book, Huntingdon, Anglo-Saxon, Danes, Somersham, Earthwork survey, Geophysical survey, Desktop study, Neolithic, Roman Road, Top soil, Test pit, Hand-excavated, The Parks, Section, Context, Clinker, Pins, Gravel deposit, Silt, Enclosure, Animal bones, Jar sherds, Roman coins, Iron nails, Oyster shells, Limestone, Roof tile, Flint, Ridge and Furrow, Bangle, Samian, Ceramics, Nene Valley, Human skeleton, Cremation urn, Christianity, Post-Medieval Fabrics, Stratification, Quartzite, Cooking pot, Amphorae, Mortaria, Rimmed dish, Colour-coat, Bowl, Beaker, Antonine, Dressel, Magnetic data,Dot-density, X-Y plot, Contour, 3-D mesh, grey-scale, Grid location diagram
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
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:4041
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:07 Aug 2018 13:47
Last Modified:07 Aug 2018 13:47

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