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Late Saxon Occupation at Newton Primary School, Eltisley, Cambridgeshire

Hickling, Steve and Mortimer, Richard (2004) Late Saxon Occupation at Newton Primary School, Eltisley, Cambridgeshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An excavation was conducted during August 2003 by the Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council at Newton County Primary School, Eltisley, Cambridgeshire (TL 2724 5951) in advance of the construction of a school extension. Area excavation followed on from an initial small evaluation trench (Atkins 2003). An area measuring 14.5m by 10m was investigated, producing evidence for a possible Roman field system and Late Saxon occupation consisting of ditches and pits. Direct occupation within the excavation area appears to have ceased by the 12th to 13th century when the area reverted to arable agriculture.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Excavation, excavation, archaeological excavation, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Eltisley, eltisley, Roman, roman, Early Medieval, early medieval, field system, Roman field system, roman field system, agriculture, arable, arable land, arable agriculture, pottery, Pottery, pot, ceramic, sherd, Roman pottery, roman pottery, Early Medieval pottery, early medieval pottery, ditch, ditches, pit, pits, Late Saxon, late saxon, A239, a239, report a239, report A239, Report a239, Report A239, CCCAFU report A239
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:4450
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:17 Feb 2020 10:53
Last Modified:17 Feb 2020 10:53

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