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Ingleborough and Clapham Commons, Craven. North Yorkshire. Archaeological Survey Report

Schofield, Peter (2014) Ingleborough and Clapham Commons, Craven. North Yorkshire. Archaeological Survey Report. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In total, 168 features of archaeological interest were identified across the survey area, and included a broad range of monuments from prehistoric field-systems and rock art to Iron Age hillforts and Post-Medieval limekilns. The sites identified within the survey area during the survey can be divided into six broad categories: prehistoric settlement and funerary remains; later domestic and stock management; boundary markers; extraction industries; shooting; and miscellaneous land use. Most of the sites are difficult to date closely in the absence of additional data from documentary sources or archaeological excavation, but include a substantial number of features that have been dated to the prehistoric period; the remainder are most likely to date to the post-medieval (1540-1750), industrial (1750-1914) or modern periods. Despite extensive investigation of 10% of the grips and the exposed peat hag sections, no prehistoric dated flints were retrieved during the present survey.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > North Yorkshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4369
Deposited By: Parsons
Deposited On:13 Sep 2018 13:15
Last Modified:13 Sep 2018 13:15

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