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Prehistoric and Post-Medieval Remains at Marshall's Garage, Peterborough: an Archaeological Evaluation

Hatton, Andrew (2000) Prehistoric and Post-Medieval Remains at Marshall's Garage, Peterborough: an Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On the 14th, 15th and 22nd of September 2000 the Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council undertook an archaeological evaluation of the site of 'Marshall's Garage', Peterborough (TL 1900 9797). The Work was carried out in connection with a proposed development of the site involving the construction of a number of dwellings. Four trenches were excavated in order to ascertain the presence or absence of archaeological remains. The subsequent investigation of the trenches revealed a series of post holes and a single ditch. The only dating evidence was a piece of clay pipe stem from a post hole, and it is possible that these features therefore relate to fairground structures. Circumstantial evidence, however, suggests the ditch may be Prehistoric, and therefore possible that the post holes are also of early origin. A palaeochannel crosses part of the site and may also be connected with Prehistoric activity.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Peterborough, peterborough, Marshall's Garage, evaluation, archaeological evaluation, ditch, post hole, posthole, clay pipe, clay tobacco pipe, CTP, ctp, Clay Tobacco Pipe, fairground, post-medieval, Post-Medieval, post medieval, Post Medieval, prehistoric, prehistoric, palaeochannel, pit, organic, organic material, Victorian, victorian, A166, report A166, Report A166, a166, report a166, Report a166, CCCAFU report A166
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4538
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:12 Dec 2018 09:18
Last Modified:12 Dec 2018 09:18

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