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Reading GreenPark Village, Clembins geotechnical works monitoring

Bashford, Robin (2007) Reading GreenPark Village, Clembins geotechnical works monitoring. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In June 2007, Oxford Archaeology undertook a watching brief during the excavation of 12 geotechnical test pits in advance of Phase III Construction at GreenPark Village, Reading. The area covered by the test pits is the ‘Clembins Site’ and was defined by Kirton’s Farm Road to the south; the Reading and Basingstoke railway line to the west; a former gravel quarry pit (now a lake) to the east; and a field boundary to the north. The deposits encountered within the test pits indicated that across the area natural gravels had been significantly truncated.. Some truncation is clearly due to modern activity (borrow pits for the construction of the railway, and impacts related to the Clembins remediation site). Some evidence of truncation was undated and may represent archaeological feature fills.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Primary Archives
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Berkshire
Period > None
ID Code:910
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:14 Sep 2012 15:48
Last Modified:15 Jan 2013 16:18

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