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Land at Halsnead Park, Knowsley, Merseyside. Archaeological Desk-based Assessment.

Lee, Tony (2006) Land at Halsnead Park, Knowsley, Merseyside. Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) was commissioned by Sinclair Knight Merz to undertake an archaeological desk-based assessment of an area of land being considered for future redevelopment at Halsnead Park, Knowsley, Merseyside (centred on NGR SJ 792 900). The study area is currently designated as adopted Green Belt, and includes a large area of agricultural land, pockets of isolated woodland, a caravan park, a lake, a recreation ground, a cemetery and a former garden centre. The desk-based assessment, undertaken in January 2006, covered a radius of 0.5km from the centre of the study area, and included a visit to the Merseyside Record Office and consultation of the Merseyside Sites and Monument Record and OA North’s library. In addition, a rapid visual inspection of the site was undertaken. Six sites with Statutory Designation were identified: Sites 02, 05, 06, 19, 20 and 21 are all Grade II Listed Buildings or structures.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Merseyside
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Palaeolithic 500 000 - 10 000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:5669
Deposited By: barker
Deposited On:23 Jan 2020 10:16
Last Modified:23 Jan 2020 10:16

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