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A Medieval Ditch at The King's School, Ely: An Archaeological Evaluation

Hatton, Andrew (2002) A Medieval Ditch at The King's School, Ely: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On the 23rd October 2002 the Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council undertook an archaeological evaluation at the King's School, Ely (TL 53788 79834). The proposed development entailed the construction of a new classroom block together with associated services. A single trench was excavated within the proposed building footprint in order to ascertain the presence or absence of archaeological remains. The subsequent investigation of the trench revealed a single narrow ditch. Dating evidence retrieved from the excavation of the ditch consisted of a single sherd of pottery and three fragments of tile all from the medieval period. The ditch may have functioned as a drainage channel and be associated with Barton Farm.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ely, ely, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, A210, Medieval, medieval, ditch, pottery, tile, CBM, cbm, Ceramic Building Material, ceramic building material, drainage channel, channel, drainage, a210, report a210, report A210, Report a210, Report A210, CCCAFU report A210
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:5076
Deposited By: Archives
Deposited On:02 Oct 2019 14:18
Last Modified:02 Oct 2019 14:18

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