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Sewage Treatment Works, Reading, Berkshire: Archaeological Investigation Report

Dodds, Dan and Simmonds, Andrew Sewage Treatment Works, Reading, Berkshire: Archaeological Investigation Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between July 2001 and February 2002, OA undertook an archaeological investigation on behalf of Thames Water Utilities on the remediation of former sludge beds in advance of the construction of a new sewage treatment works. The investigation revealed a partial ring-ditch, possibly a borrow pit around a Bronze Age barrow. Two phases of field boundaries were also present, evidence for post-medieval enclosure. The margins of the site were blanketed in alluvium, deposited during the post-medieval period. Erratum: the archive was deposited with Reading Museum not Berkshire County Museum

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Berkshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
ID Code:4780
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:01 May 2019 13:09
Last Modified:01 May 2019 15:53

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