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Cloverfield Drive, Soham: An Archaeological Desktop Study

Macaulay, Stephen (1999) Cloverfield Drive, Soham: An Archaeological Desktop Study. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A proposed development, covering an area of c12.5ha, located immediately to the northeast of Soham village, lies within an area of potentially rich archaeological remains. There are significant remains of all periods in the vicinity, although these are not known from the site itself, probably as a result of it being in part covered by alluvium. The density of past activity expected in such a fen-edge position implies however that this site lies on the Gault clays which might reduce the potential for pre-Roman activity, however medieval ridge and furrow and a relict field pattern have survived on land not enclosed in the 19th century.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:DBA, dba, Desk-Based Assessment, Desk-based Assessment, desk-based assessment, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Soham, soham, Mesolithic, mesolithic, moderate potential, Neolithic, neolithic, moderate potential, Bronze Age, bronze age, moderate potential, Medieval, medieval, ridge and furrow, furrow, field system, high potential, fen edge, Gault Clay, gault clay, A149, a149, report a149, Report a149, report A149, Report A149, CCCAFU report A149
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
ID Code:4973
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Deposited On:27 Jun 2019 15:59
Last Modified:27 Jun 2019 15:59

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