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Hinxton Riverside: An Archaeological Desk-Top Study

Leith, S. (1997) Hinxton Riverside: An Archaeological Desk-Top Study. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examines the archaeological potential of land at Hinxton Riverside (TL 500 443), and the potential impact of development proposals. The proposed development area covers c 20 hectares in the parishes of Hinxton and Ickleton, to the south of the Wellcome Trust Campus at Hinxton Hall. The Site has great potential for archaeological remains, in particular the late prehistoric, Roman, and Saxon periods. Evidence for settlement from these periods has been found along the valley of the Cam in close proximity to the study area. Cropmarks of enclosures, ditches and trackways have been located within the study area. These may indicate areas of settlement. The Icknield Way forms the southern boundary of the site, and the area where the route crosses the River Cam has potential for remains of pre-historic to post medieval date.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Hinxton, Desk-top study, Cambridgeshire, Late prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, DBA, desk-based assessment, settlement, cropmarks, Icknield way, river cam
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4133
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:28 Aug 2018 07:39
Last Modified:28 Aug 2018 07:39

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