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Coton To Longstanton Pipeline: An Archaeological Assessment 1992

Welsh, Ken Coton To Longstanton Pipeline: An Archaeological Assessment 1992. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Archaeological work, carried out along the route of the new Coton to Longstanton trunk main, showed that areas of ridge and furrow, previously recognised in aerial photographs, have, in recent years, been destroyed by ploughing. Evidence of a previously unknown, late iron age or Romano-British, enclosed settlement was uncovered close to Madingley deer park. A series of ditches, post-holes and pits were recorded and finds recovered from the enclosure ditch included sherds from at least three pottery vessels, one of which was almost complete. The possibility that the settlement continued into, or was revived in, the 3rd century was indicated by surface finds of later Roman pottery in the same area.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Coton to Longstanton, Cambridgeshire, Iron Age, Romano-British, enclosed settlement, Ditch, pottery, Roman pottery, Iron age pottery, Archaeological Assessment, pipeline, ridge and furrow, enclosure ditch
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Late Iron Age 100 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4048
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:07 Aug 2018 14:16
Last Modified:07 Aug 2018 14:17

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