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Multi-Period Finds at High Street, Great Wilbraham

Denham, Tim and Last, Johnathan (1997) Multi-Period Finds at High Street, Great Wilbraham. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In June and September 1996 the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council carried out two phases of archaeological work within an L-shaped plot of land of about 0.4 ha, fronting onto the High Street in Great Wilbraham on the south side of the village, near Frog End (TL 547 572). Both phases of work were funded by Lovell Partnerships (Southern) Ltd. Air photo and historical evidence gave no indication of any activity other than arable farming on the site, which is not currently under cultivation. However, features of various periods were discovered, including: Roman or post-Roman field boundaries and ditch sections/elongated pits, some of which cut though an earlier buried soil and some of which were sealed by later subsoil; a medieval activity area consisting of a central pit with four surrounding postholes; and a variety of post-medieval features including clunch and yellow brick land drains, soakaways, a ditch, pits and postholes.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, Archaeological evaluation, Archaeological Excavation, Flint, neolithic, late Mesolithic, late bronze age, early iron age, Roman, pottery, medieval, post-medieval, field drain, land drain, soakaway, clunch, pit, post hole, field boundary, elongated pit, buried soil, pottery
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Early Iron Age 800 - 400 BC
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Late Bronze Age 1000 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC > Late Mesolithic 7000 - 4000 BC
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:4126
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:21 Aug 2018 10:16
Last Modified:21 Aug 2018 10:16

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