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Romano-British Settlement Evidence at 31 Tunbridge Lane, Bottisham: An Archaeological Evaluation

Kenney, S. (2002) Romano-British Settlement Evidence at 31 Tunbridge Lane, Bottisham: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In April 2002, the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council conducted an archaeological evaluation on 0.138ha of land at 31 Tunbridge Lane, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire (TL 5442/6092). This was in advance of a proposed housing development. Two trenches were opened by machine and found to contain archaeological remains. The features located included ditches, both large and small, a gully, a pit and a post hole. Roman pottery of 2nd-4th century date was found across the site, but the majority came from a large ditch, which crossed Trench 1 running northeast-southwest. This substantial boundary had pottery, tile, building material, bone and glass scattered throughout the fills, and it may have a functional connection with other Roman settlement, a possible villa estate, found just to the south-east across Tunbridge Lane in 2000.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bottisham, bottisham, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, A201, a201, report a201, report A201, Report a201, Report A201, Roman, roman, ditch, gully, pit, posthole, post hole, pottery, pot, ceramic, sherd, tile, building material, bone, animal bone, animal remains, animal bones, bones, glass, villa, Roman pottery, roman pottery, Evaluation, evaluation
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:5060
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:23 Sep 2019 13:17
Last Modified:23 Sep 2019 13:17

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