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Croston Flood Alleviation Scheme, Croston, Lancashire - Watching Brief

Tinsley, Adam (2014) Croston Flood Alleviation Scheme, Croston, Lancashire - Watching Brief. Project Report. OA North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) was commissioned by the Environment Agency to maintain an archaeological watching brief during the course of a geotechnical investigation. This investigation was undertaken along a section of the River Yarrow in advance of the development of a flood elevation scheme for the village of Croston in West Lancashire. The Proposed Development Area (PDA) took in an area of land approximately 575m in length, extending between Roemoor Farm in the north (NGR 352162, 418521), Plump Farm to the south-west (NGR 352163, 417683) and Bradley Hall to the south-east (NGR 352744, 417825). The investigation entailed two phases of excavation, the first conducted in December 2013 involving three cable percussive boreholes, three windowless sampling holes and 34 trial pits, and the second conducted in July 2014 involving a further 39 test pits.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Lancashire
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC
ID Code:2153
Deposited By: Watson
Deposited On:05 Dec 2014 11:18
Last Modified:13 Sep 2018 10:37

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