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Test Pits at 17 Wellington Street, St Ives; Saxo-Norman and Later Deposits

Cooper, Spencer (1999) Test Pits at 17 Wellington Street, St Ives; Saxo-Norman and Later Deposits. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On February 18th 1999 the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambdridgeshire County Council carried out an archaeological evaluation of land adjacent to 17 Wellington Street, St Ives (TL314711). The work was commissioned by Ray Yerby before the construction of a domestic building. Test pits have revealed that archaeological deposits dating to the Saxo-Norman period or earlier survive at a depth of 1.4m and more below the current ground level. This evidence may suggest that this part of the town was intensively occupied in pre-conquest period, which is at odds with the accepted model for St Ives' Development.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, St Ives, st ives, St Ives Priory, st ives priory, Roman, roman, Medieval, medieval, Post Medieval, post medieval, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, pottery, daub, clay pipe, Frenchen stoneware, frenchen stoneware, Staffs slipware, staffs slipware, Cistercian ware, cistercian ware, Stamford ware, stamford ware, St Neots ware, st neots ware, Thetford ware, thetford ware, roller stamped thetford ware, Nene Valley colour coat ware, nene valley colour coat ware, Roman grey ware, roman grey ware, polychrome slipware, tin glaze, A144, a144, report a144, report A144, Report a144, Report A144, CCCAFU report A144
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 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:4972
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Deposited On:27 Jun 2019 20:10
Last Modified:27 Jun 2019 20:10

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