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West Fen Farm, March

Firth, Dan (2019) West Fen Farm, March. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 14th and 19th of January 2019, Oxford Archaeology East (OA East) undertook a trial trench evaluation at West Fen Farm, Whitemoor Road, March, Cambridgeshire (TL 5365 2983) on behalf of RKE Biogroup. A total of 19 trenches, each 30 metres long, were opened. The site lies directly on top of a roddon, thought to be an old channel of the river Nene. The evaluation revealed a series of natural creeks/water channels cut into the surface of the roddon. Additionally, three field boundary ditches, all probably dating to the late 19th or early 20th century, were revealed on an east to west alignment. A single fragment of animal bone and fragments of three iron horseshoes were recovered from these boundary ditches, while a small assemblage of pottery was recovered from the topsoil.

Item Type:Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, March, march, Evaluation, evaluation, archaeological evaluation, Roddon, roddon, river nene, River Nene, nene, Nene, channel, channels, water channel, water channels, ditch, ditches, boundary, boundary ditch, field boundary, field boundary ditch, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, Post Medieval, post medieval, Modern, modern, animal bone, animal bones, animal remains, bone, bones, horseshoe, horse shoe, pottery, Pottery, pot, ceramic, sherd, vessel, Post-Medieval pottery, post-medieval pottery, Post Medieval pottery, post medieval pottery, 2287, report 2287, Report 2287, OAE report 2287
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:5827
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:16 Sep 2020 11:42
Last Modified:16 Sep 2020 11:42

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