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Archaeology Between Cambridge and Ely - The A10 Corridor 1992

Reynolds, Tim and Leith, Stephanie (1992) Archaeology Between Cambridge and Ely - The A10 Corridor 1992. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological desktop study was commissioned by Coyne Associates for an area of the A10 corridor, between Cambridge and Ely. The study outlines National and Local archaeological policies, with particular reference to road schemes. The topographical and historical background are described to provide a basis for evaluating the known archaeology of the area, which is presented in the gazetteer. The area includes a large number of archaeological sites, some of which are particularly sensitive to development. There are also seven scheduled ancient monuments in the area. The areas of local archaeological interest and the scheduled ancient monuments are described and specific recommendations given for them in the light of the policies for road schemes previously outlined. The A10 corridor is rich in archaeological sites and caution must be exercised when planning road improvements for the A10.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridge, Ely, A10, A10 corridor, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge to Ely, archaeological desktop study, DBA, desk-based assessment, scheduled ancient monument, SAM, SM, Milton roundabout, Cottenham, Waterbeach, Landbeach, Stretham, Little Thetford, archaeological policy, neolithic, bronze age, iron age, cropmarks, ring ditches, Denny Abbey, Roman, Romano-British, temples, pottery, weaponry, human remains, Cratendune, Milton, car dyke, SMR, Akeman Street, finds, county sites and monuments record, areas of local archaeological interest, farmsteads, Saxon
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Late Bronze Age 1000 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Late Iron Age 100 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4044
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Deposited On:07 Aug 2018 14:04
Last Modified:11 Sep 2018 07:41

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