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Blackburn College, Blackburn, Lancashire: Archaeological Watching Brief Report

Clapperton, Kelly (2011) Blackburn College, Blackburn, Lancashire: Archaeological Watching Brief Report. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Submitted)

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Abstract

A planning application (10/06/0036) was submitted by DLA Architecture, on behalf of Blackburn College, for the construction of a Sixth Form and Computing Centre on land to the rear of Victoria Building, between Blakey Moor/St Paul’s Street and St Paul’s Avenue, Blackburn (NGR SD 6789 2819). The site lies within an area formerly occupied by late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century weaver’s housing and a nineteenth-century foundry, and it was considered that extant remains of these could potentially have been be exposed during the groundworks. Accordingly, Lancaster County Archaeology Service (LCAS) recommended that an archaeological watching brief be undertaken on any intrusive groundworks across the site. Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) was commissioned to undertake the programme of works in accordance with the written scheme of investigation (WSI) produced by LCAS.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Lancashire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1480
Deposited By: Mr Peter Schofield
Deposited On:12 Feb 2014 13:16
Last Modified:12 Feb 2014 13:16

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