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An Archaeological Evaluation at The King’s School, Ely

Leith, S. (1996) An Archaeological Evaluation at The King’s School, Ely. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In November 1995, the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council carried out an archaeological evaluation of land at Barton Farm site of the King’s School, Ely (TL 5376/7984). The work was carried out for Purcell Miller Tritton and Partners on behalf of the King’s School, in advance of a proposed extension to the Junior School. An earthwork survey was completed of the remains of a medieval ridge and furrow field system. Documentary evidence suggests that this field was enclosed and turned over to pasture in the late medieval period. Evaluation trenching revealed a linear ditch which predated, and was truncated by, the ridge and furrow. No dating evidence was recovered from this feature.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:A80, The King’s School, Ely, ely, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, earthwork survey, evaluation, linear feature, ditch, ridge and furrow, medieval, Medieval, open field system, field system, post-medieval, tile, cbm, CBM, ceramic building material, Ceramic Building Material, sherd, pottery, pot, Red Ware, Roman pottery, Roman, enclosure, pasture, documentary evidence, a80, report a80, report A80, Report a80, Report A80, CCCAFU report A80
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4323
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Deposited On:24 Oct 2018 20:25
Last Modified:24 Oct 2018 20:25

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