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Medieval Water Management along the Swaffham Bulbeck- Bottisham Pipeline 1992

Hatton, Bob and Heawood, Richard Medieval Water Management along the Swaffham Bulbeck- Bottisham Pipeline 1992. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In 1992 a watching brief was carried out by Cambridgeshire Archaeology in advance of the new Anglian Water Swaffham Bulbeck-Bottisham main. Three areas were selected for close observation on account of their proximity to known archaeological monuments, and cleaned down to the top of the subsoil. Two were without archaeological features, but west of St Ives Wood is a ditch that was located and excavated. It seems probable that this was a water channel related to the water management system of the deserted medieval village in Bottisham Park.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Medieval, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire Archaeology, Subsoil, St Ives, Ditch, Excavation, Deserted Medieval village, DMV, Bottisham Park, Sites and Monuments Record, Monuments, Field-walking, Geophysical survey, Trial trenching, Earthwork survey, Soil stripping, Topsoil, Desktop evaluation, Geology, Topography, Chalk marl, Bronze Age, Flint, Scrapers, Pottery, Cremated bone, Barrow, Urn, Cremation, Pipeline, Anglo-Saxon, Post-medieval, Domesday Book, Roman, Coins, Roman buildings, Allington Hill, Prehistory, Enclosure, Ring ditch, Plan, Neolithic, Depression, East Anglia, Moated site, Water meadow, Cropmarks, Iron Age, Ridge and Furrow
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
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:4045
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:07 Aug 2018 14:06
Last Modified:07 Aug 2018 14:06

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