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Walsingham Road, Wighton

Fairbairn, James (2018) Walsingham Road, Wighton. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On the 4th and 5th of October 2018 Oxford Archaeology East monitored the removal of topsoil in advance of the establishment by Anglian Water of a temporary compound at Walsingham Road, Wighton (TF 93494 38342). Approximately 0.20m of plough soil was removed across an area measuring 30m x 30m. No archaeological features were recorded. A systematic metal detecting survey carried out across the area during the strip produced 104 metallic targets all attributed to casual losses or items discarded as rubbish. All finds apart from two were of a post medieval date. During the metal detecting survey, a single Neolithic implement was also found in the upper plough soil.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Watching Brief, watching brief, monitoring works, Monitoring Works, Metal Detecting Survey, metal detecting survey, Metal Detecting, metal detecting, Norfolk, norfolk, Wighton, wighton, Neolithic, neolithic, flint, Flint, worked flint, lithic, lithics, lithic implement, jetton, jeton, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, Post Medieval, post medieval, Medieval, medieval, buckle, penny, Victoria, horseshoe, horse shoe, fork, button, buckle plate, 2249, report 2249, Report 2249, OAE report 2249
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Norfolk
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:5748
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:14 Apr 2020 10:28
Last Modified:14 Apr 2020 10:28

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