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Electricity Substation and Cable Trenching, University Parks, Oxford

Heistermann, Christof and Norton, Andrew (2011) Electricity Substation and Cable Trenching, University Parks, Oxford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between March and September 2010 Oxford Archaeology (South) undertook an archaeological investigation at Oxford University Parks, Oxford, on behalf of Oxford University Estates Directorate and Scottish & Southern Energy Plc. The work comprised an archaeological watching brief during the trenching for HV and IT ducts, and a small-scale archaeological excavation in advance of an extension to the existing electricity sub-station. A Neolithic pit, part of a possible barrow ditch, Roman ditches and pits, and late medieval and/or post-medieval boundary ditches were recorded. The Neolithic pit may have been contemporary with a nearby barrow and the Roman and later features formed part of an agricultural landscape

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
ID Code:611
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:13 Jun 2011 15:12
Last Modified:05 Jan 2012 11:09

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