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Chequers Hotel, Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria- Desk-Based Assessment and Watching Brief

McNicol, Dave and Town, Matthew (2005) Chequers Hotel, Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria- Desk-Based Assessment and Watching Brief. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Following a request by Cumbria County Council Archaeology Service (CCCAS), Oxford Archaeology North (OA North), undertook a rapid desk-based assessment and archaeological watching brief during the construction of a conference room at Chequers Hotel, 10 Abbey road, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria (centred on SD 2265 7384). The work was undertaken on the 18th November 2004. Chequers Hotel is located within the historic town of Dalton-in-Furness, and lies close to the Church of St Mary (SMR 2284), Dalton Castle (SMR 4381), and the medieval market place. The hotel also stands on the site of a free school founded in 1622 for children of the town (SMR 2283). The site is therefore located in an area of some archaeological potential. As a result of this, CCAS recommended that a watching brief should be maintained during the ground works for the conference room.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
ID Code:5677
Deposited By: barker
Deposited On:30 Oct 2020 11:12
Last Modified:30 Oct 2020 11:12

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