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Dunkirk Way, Backford Cross, Cheshire. Metal Detecting Survey Report

Templeton, Anne Dunkirk Way, Backford Cross, Cheshire. Metal Detecting Survey Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In January 2020, Oxford Archaeology (OA) North was commissioned by RPS UK and Ireland Ltd to conduct and supervise a metal detecting survey in conjunction with the Crewe and Nantwich Metal Detecting Society at the site of Dunkirk Way, Backford Cross, Cheshire. The main aim of the survey was to evaluate the archaeological potential of the site, by establishing from the finds retrieved if significant below‐ground archaeological deposits were likely to be preserved. This was necessary due to the proximity of the site to a nearby moated site of probable medieval origin. The survey was conducted during January 2020 and recovered a total of seventy objects, all of which were found to be post‐medieval in origin and relatively ubiquitous in nature.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cheshire
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:5784
Deposited By: barker
Deposited On:30 Jun 2020 08:44
Last Modified:30 Oct 2020 11:12

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