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Spring Road Cemetery, Abingdon, Oxford.

OAU, OAU Spring Road Cemetery, Abingdon, Oxford. [Client Report] (Unpublished)




OA carried out an archaeological evaluation in February 1990 at Spring Road cemetery in Abingdon. The aim was to establish the nature and extent of archaeological remains within the modern graveyard. Early prehistoric finds were found in graves across the cemetery. Early Iron Age settlement may be concentrated outside the surviving cemetery and since the assessment an Iron Age pit has been found in a grave just south of Trench B. Finds from the graveyard and the features from assessment trenches B, C, D and E demonstrate a substantial settlement of Saxon date.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Early Iron Age 800 - 400 BC
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:3650
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:21 May 2018 13:45
Last Modified:21 May 2018 13:45

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