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18a Cambridge Road, Ely: An Archaeological Evaluation

Atkins, Rob (2002) 18a Cambridge Road, Ely: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On the 12th June 2002 Rob Atkins and Mark Hinman of the Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council conducted an archaeological evaluation on land at 18a Cambridge Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire (TL 5350 8009) in advance of residential development. A total of seven test pits totalling 44.75m² were mechanically excavated within the c.0.11 hectare site. This was a c.6% sample of the affected area. Directly below a modern disturbed layer, there was a 16th/17th century levelling or terrace deposit c.0.35m thick across the site. This layer sealed a sterile layer up to 0.45m thick which may represent the former medieval plough soil. Below this layer was natural sub-soil. No significant archaeological remains were encountered.

Item Type:Client Report
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Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:5214
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Deposited On:29 Apr 2020 11:56
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