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Land Off Coxwell Road, Faringdon

Leech, Steve (2010) Land Off Coxwell Road, Faringdon. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 11th and the 22nd of September 2010, Oxford Archaeology undertook a programme of archaeological evaluation within a field west of Coxwell Road, Faringdon, on behalf of CgMs Consulting and Welbeck Land Limited. A total of forty trenches, each measuring 30m by 1.5m were excavated, equating to a two percent sample of the field. Of the forty trenches excavated, twenty-nine contained archaeological features. These included a group of linear features, pits and post-holes, concentrated in the north-western area of the field, some of which dated to the late Iron Age - early Roman period. Furrows of a probably medieval date were identified throughout the field but particularly towards its northern boundary. Post-medieval quarry pits were present in the south-western area of the field, and probable post-medieval ditches were seen adjacent to the field's eastern boundary. ©

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
ID Code:479
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:02 Feb 2011 15:49
Last Modified:07 May 2013 14:14

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