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Iris Court, New Hill Lane, Tilehurst, Berkshire

Sims, Mike (2012) Iris Court, New Hill Lane, Tilehurst, Berkshire. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit. (Unpublished)




In July 2012 Oxford Archaeology undertook an archaeological watching brief during re-development work at Iris Court, New Lane Hill, Tilehurst, Berkshire (NGR: SU 673 730). During the current phase of work the groundworks intruded upon the old courtyard of a previous development which had the potential for surviving archaeological stratigraphy. The watching brief observed that the entire area of the previous development, including the old courtyard, had been heavily disturbed, probably during the construction of the 1970s development, with no stratigraphy pre-dating the 20th century surviving above the terrace gravel. A possible palaeo-channel was recorded within the surface of the terrace gravels, but no finds or environmental material were observed.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Berkshire
Period > UK Periods > Palaeolithic 500 000 - 10 000 BC
ID Code:1694
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:27 May 2014 06:54
Last Modified:27 May 2014 10:26

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