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Manor Community School, Keary Road, Swanscombe

Sims, Mike (2010) Manor Community School, Keary Road, Swanscombe. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

During August 2009, Oxford Archaeology (OA) carried out an archaeological watching brief at Manor School (formerly Sweyne County Junior School), Swanscombe, Kent (NGR: TQ 606 738). The work was commissioned by Kent County Council in advance of the demolition of an existing structure and construction of a new school. The watching brief revealed extensive post-medieval landscaping of the site and also encountered the post-medieval features observed during the 2008 evaluation trenching. The groundworks were wholly contained within the sterile clay silt (considered to be an estuarine deposit equivalent to Upper Loam of the Pleistocene sequence) observed by CAT during test pitting in 2008, and any earlier Pleistocene deposits were not encountered. No features or artefacts pre-dating the post-medieval period were observed or recovered.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Kent
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:568
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:26 Apr 2011 14:50
Last Modified:22 Dec 2011 14:45

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