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Williams Holdings Plot 2, Grove, Oxfordshire

Mumford, James Williams Holdings Plot 2, Grove, Oxfordshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

During July 2018 Oxford Archaeology undertook a trial trench evaluation on behalf of Williams Formula 1 at land to the north of Grove, Oxfordshire (centred on NGR SU 40065 91151). The evaluation was targeted on the results of a previous geophysical survey (Magnitude 2018) which revealed numerous linear and curvilinear anomalies, including several that appeared to represent roundhouses within the south‐eastern part of the site. The evaluation uncovered ditches of Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and medieval dates. The Bronze Age ditches were located within the northern part of the site and may represent a continuation of the system of trackways and coaxial field systems identified to the south‐east during previous phases of work. Ditches of Iron Age date were present in the north and east of the site, but were of greater density within the south and south‐east where a series of potential roundhouses were of predominantly middle Iron Age date. Pits and postholes associated with this settlement were also present. The ditches of both Roman and medieval date were also more prevalent within the southern part of the site and appeared to represent field boundaries, both on a broadly north‐south to east‐west orientation

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4423
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:11 Oct 2018 14:35
Last Modified:11 Oct 2018 14:35

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