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Vrynwy Pipeline,Oswestry to Penley, Shropshire. Rapid Desk-Based Research and Walkover Survey.

Bullock, Vicky and McPhillips, Sean (2012) Vrynwy Pipeline,Oswestry to Penley, Shropshire. Rapid Desk-Based Research and Walkover Survey. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

United Utilities proposed to construct a 16.5km pipeline from Oswestry to Penley, Shropshire. Following recommendations made by Shropshire County Council Historic Environment Countryside Advisor, United Utilities commissioned Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) to undertake an archaeological rapid desk-based assessment in order to identify the presence of sites of archaeological interest in the vicinity of the pipeline route and to assess the potential impact of the pipeline on such sites. The rapid desk-based research was undertaken in May 2010. In order to establish the visible character and extent of the sites identified during the desk-based research, and to identify any additional sites within the study area that had not been previously recognised, a walkover survey was also undertaken. In total, 127 sites were identified during the desk-based research and walkover survey. Of these, 46 were identified following consultation of the Shropshire County Historic Environment Record (SCHER), 26 sites were identified during the rapid desk-based assessment, and 55 sites were identified during the walkover survey.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Shropshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4949
Deposited By: Watson
Deposited On:20 Jun 2019 09:11
Last Modified:20 Jun 2019 09:11

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