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Post-medieval Darlands, Maltmas Drove, Friday Bridge, Elm: an Archaeological Evaluation

Abrams, Joe (2002) Post-medieval Darlands, Maltmas Drove, Friday Bridge, Elm: an Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out at Maltmas Drove, Friday Bridge, Elm (TL 4640 0450) to inform the planning process in advance of the construction of domestic dwellings and associated works. The work was carried out by the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council between 7th and 10th January 2002. A total of six trenches were excavated, five contained archaeological features. These were all ditches, which produced no dating material. Parallel ditches of the type encountered on the site are known in this area and are referred to as dielands or darlands, agricultural drainage features in use from the medieval period through the post-medieval period.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Elm, elm, Medieval, medieval, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, Post Medieval, ditch, ditches, parallel, parallel ditches, dieland, dielands, darland, darlands, agriculture, agricultural, drainage, drainage ditches, animal remains, animal bone, bone, agricultural drainage ditches, farmland, cultivation, A198, a198, report A198, report a198, Report A198, Report a198, CCCAFU report A198
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4497
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:22 Nov 2018 08:13
Last Modified:22 Nov 2018 08:13

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