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Land at Church Farm, Upwood, Cambridgeshire

Graham, Steven (2016) Land at Church Farm, Upwood, Cambridgeshire. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Between the 16th and the 19th of May, OA East carried out an archaeological evaluation within the farmyard at Church Farm, Upwood, Cambridgeshire. A total of seven evaluation trenches were excavated and uncovered a series of pits and ditches. A ditch located on the northern side of the site, parallel to Church Lane, contained finds dating to the 11th-13th centuries and probably represents the medieval roadside ditch. Also present were postholes containing pottery from the same period. Two ditches located in the south-west corner of the site contained tile and brick from the late medieval or post-medieval periods. These were neither conclusively dated nor interpreted but could feasibly have had a temporary defensive use, potentially representing minor fortifications from the Civil War period.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, upwood, medieval, civil war, st neots ware, ely ware
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:2906
Deposited By: Chris Faine
Deposited On:18 Aug 2016 13:04
Last Modified:18 Aug 2016 13:04

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