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Multi-period features on land at Minerva Business Park, Alwalton

Roberts, Judith (2000) Multi-period features on land at Minerva Business Park, Alwalton. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In December 1998 the Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeological Field Unit carried out work in response to a brief for archaeological evaluation at Minerva Business Park, Alwalton (TL 1361 9616) following a planning application by Ruddle Wilkinson Limited. Initial documentary assessment considered cartographic, textual and aerial photographic evidence. The only known archaeological remains located on the site from documentary sources were traces of medieval ridge and furrow agriculture. Following the documentary survey, intrusive evaluation was carried out to determine the presence and extent of surviving archaeological remains. Six trenches were excavated which revealed numerous features including a possible ring ditch with associated postholes, a quarry pit, gullies, and several other ditches, pits and postholes. Animal bone, Roman and middle Saxon pottery, a Niedermendig lava quern fragment and two late Roman coins were recovered from the site.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, Evaluation, evaluation, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Peterborough, peterborough, Alwalton, alwalton, Roman, roman, Medieval, medieval, gully, ditch, pit, posthole, furlong boundary, quarry, ridge and furrow, animal bone, daub, middle Saxon pottery, middle saxon pottery, Maxey ware, maxey ware, flint flake, quern, lava quern, Niedermendig lava quern, niedermendig lava quern, 4th century Roman coin, 4th century roman coin, coin, roman coin, Roman coin, a155, A155, report a155, Report a155, Report A155, report A155, CCCAFU report A155
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4977
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Deposited On:27 Jun 2019 15:47
Last Modified:27 Jun 2019 15:47

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