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ECHO PARK: LAND ADJOINING OVERTHORPE ROAD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CAUSEWAY, BANBURY, OXON

OAU, OAU (1992) ECHO PARK: LAND ADJOINING OVERTHORPE ROAD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CAUSEWAY, BANBURY, OXON. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was carried out on land adjoining Overthorpe Road Industrial Estate, Causeway, Grimsbury, Banbury, Oxon. (SP 471407). Shallow earthworks visible in the north field represented ridge and furrow cultivation and a possible field boundary. These were also detected in the evaluation trenches. Modern deposits, ditches and a pit were also detected, as were three undated shallow cuts; other than this no archaeological features or deposits were located. Much of the subsoil had been disturbed by the laying of land drains, water pipes and ditches. Several sherds of post-Medieval pottery were recovered from the subsoil, these were not retained, one medieval sherd was discovered in a post-Medieval context.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
ID Code:687
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:13 Sep 2011 09:53
Last Modified:05 Jan 2012 11:36

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