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Fieldwalking on Land East of St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Whitehead, Sam (2002) Fieldwalking on Land East of St Neots, Cambridgeshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

From the 27th to the 30th of August 2002 the Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council conducted a fieldwalking investigation of 51 hectares of ploughed arable land to the east of St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The report was commissioned by CPM Environmental Planning and Design on behalf of JJ Gallagher Ltd. This investigation was carried out following a desk-based assessment, (CPM 1998) and geophysical survey, (WYAS 2002) in order to add to the current level of information available relating to the character, date and possible extent of those archaeological remains present within the proposed development area. The investigation revealed traces of a human presence in this area from the Neolithic to modern times, as well as a concentration of artefactual material within the south western quadrant of the study area indicative of settlement related activity dateable to the Romano-British period.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological fieldwalking, field walking, cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, St Neots, st neots, roman, Roman, Neolithic, neolithic, flint, lithics, worked flint, roman pottery, cermaics, pottery, nene valley colour coat, Nene Valley Colour Coat, samian, Samian, greyware, grey ware, shelly ware, imitation samian, ploughsoil, assemblage, field boundary, brooch, roman brooch, Roman brooch, medieval, Medieval, medieval pottery, Medieval pottery, iorn purse frame, tanged knife blade, blade, knife, jetton, jeton, clay pipe, slag, animal bone, faunal remains, shell, slate, CBM, cbm, ceramic building material, tile, post-medieval, Post-medieval, post-medieval tile, modern pottery, bronze age, Bronze Age, ridge and furrow, furrow, geophysical survey, halfpenny, token, farthing, dolphin type, barbarous radiate, coin, Constantine, constantine, George III, Claudius, A208, report A208, a208, report a208
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4347
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:11 Sep 2018 14:16
Last Modified:11 Sep 2018 14:16

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