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Magnetic Susceptibility Survey at Milton Waste Disposal Site, Milton, Cambridge

Sutherland, T. L. (1995) Magnetic Susceptibility Survey at Milton Waste Disposal Site, Milton, Cambridge. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A magnetic susceptibility survey was carried out over an area of land at Milton, Cambridge which was due to be turned into a waste disposal tip. The survey area covered just over 6 hectares and consisted of 177 samples being taken on a twenty metre grid. The soil was then processed and the magnetic susceptibility reading of each sample was taken. Areas of high readings were identified and located on the ground ready for additional archaeological assessments in the form of further geophysical work and a trenching evaluation. Certain areas of enhanced readings were positively identified as being the result of Iron Age/Romano-British occupation areas.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:A48, Milton, milton, Milton Waste Disposal Site, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, magnetic susceptibility, archaeological assessment, geophysical work, geophysics, geophysical survey, trenching, evaluation, Iron Age, iron age, romano-british, Romano-British, Roman, roman, occupation area, auger, auger survey, Fluxgate gradiometer, Earth Resistance Meter, soil sample, linear anomalies, ditch, ditch cut, carbonised material, fired clay, pottery, pot, brick, brick fragments, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, cbm, CBM, ceramic building material, Ceramic Building Material, a48, report A48, report a48, Report A48, Report a48, CCCAFU report A48
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4278
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:24 Oct 2018 20:14
Last Modified:24 Oct 2018 20:14

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