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An Archaeological Evaluation for the Shingay-cum-Wendy Sewage Scheme, Cambridgeshire

Denham, Tim (1997) An Archaeological Evaluation for the Shingay-cum-Wendy Sewage Scheme, Cambridgeshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In September 1996, the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council (AFU) were contracted by Anglian Water Services Limited to conduct an archaeological evaluation along an easement for a proposed sewage line at Shingay-cum-Wendy, Cambridgeshire. Nine trenches totalling 220 metres in length were excavated within the project easement. A number of features derived from agricultural boundaries and use were encountered. These included a ditch, a possible ditch, ten furrows, and a post hole. One ditch contained sherds of St. Neot’s type wares suggesting that it was constructed in the late Saxon/early medieval period. The other features have all been interpreted to be associated with medieval/post-medieval cultivation. No features were identified which could be associated with the Roman and medieval/post-medieval settlements at the north-eastern and south-western, respectively, ends of the pipeline.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:A102, Shingay-cum-Wendy Sewage Scheme, Shingay-cum-Wendy, Cambridgeshire, evaluation, aerial photography, aerial photographic interpretation, headland, boundary, ditch, ridge and furrow, furrow, post hole, pottery, pot, Roman pottery, early-medieval pottery, Roman, early-medieval, medieval, post-medieval, cambridgeshire, shingay-cum-wendy, archaeological archaeological evaluation, a102, report A102, report a102, agriculture, field system, st neots ware, St Neots ware, St Neot's ware, cultivation, pipeline, easement
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4345
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Deposited On:25 Sep 2018 19:01
Last Modified:25 Sep 2018 19:01

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