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Prehistoric Ditches and Saxo-Norman Structural Evidence at 177 High Street, Offord Cluny: An Archaeological Evaluation

Kenney, S. (2002) Prehistoric Ditches and Saxo-Norman Structural Evidence at 177 High Street, Offord Cluny: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In May 2002, the Archaeological Field Unit of Cambridgeshire County Council conducted an archaeological evaluation on 0.33ha of land at 177 High Street, Offord Cluny, Cambridgeshire (TL 2200/6720). This was in advance of a proposed housing development. Four trenches were opened by machine and all were found to contain archaeological remains. The features located included ditches, both large and small, gullies, pits, post holes and a pond or possible well. Three ditches were believed to have been of Bronze Age origin, while many of the other features were provisionally dated to the Saxo-Norman period, including seven post holes in a linear arrangement that may have formed part of a building. There is some uncertainty inherent in placing features into periods due to the lack of datable artefactual material recovered from the site.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Offord Cluny, offord cluny, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Bronze Age, bronze age, Anglo Saxon, anglo saxon, Anglo-Saxon, anglo-saxon, Early Medieval, early medieval, Medieval, medieval, ditch, A203, gully, pit, posthole, post hole, pond, well, building, structure, Evaluation, evaluation, a203, report a203, report A203, Report a203, Report A203, CCCAFU report A203, pottery, Bronze Age pottery, bronze age pottery, Anglo Saxon pottery, anglo saxon pottery, Anglo-Saxon pottery, anglo-saxon pottery, Early Medieval pottery, early medieval pottery, Medieval pottery, medieval pottery
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:5061
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Deposited On:23 Sep 2019 14:11
Last Modified:23 Sep 2019 14:11

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