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All Saints Church, Elton

Lambert, Paddy (2018) All Saints Church, Elton. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

On the 18th June 2018, Oxford Archaeology East conducted a programme of monitoring and recording at the site of All Saints Church, Elton, Cambridgeshire (centred TL 08871 93563, event number ECB5444) in advance of a proposed extension on the northern side of the church. A single trench following the footprint of the standing boiler house was excavated using a 6-ton mini-tracked digger fitted with a toothless bucket. The trench measured approximately 15m long x 1m and was orientated north to south and excavated to a depth ranging between 0.60m and 1m. The fill compositions observed during the investigation were entirely of later homogenised made-ground deposits comprising of brick and ceramic pipe. No archaeologically significant deposits were encountered. Any archaeological horizons would have been destroyed by the extensive disturbance dating to the 19th century that is highly likely to be related to the construction of the boiler house.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Elton, elton, Watching Brief, watching brief, Church, church, All Saints Curch, all saints church, boiler house, boilerhouse, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, Post medieval, post medieval, CBM, cbm, ceramic building material, Ceramic Building Material, Brick, brick, pipe, Pipe, drainage, 2231, report 2231, Report 2231, OAE report 2231
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:5754
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:20 Apr 2020 09:45
Last Modified:20 Apr 2020 09:45

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