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Land off London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire

Martin, Toby Land off London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In September 2016 Oxford Archaeology undertook archaeological investigations on an area of land to the north of London Road on the edge of Great Glen in Leicestershire (centred on SK 6514 9809). The investigations were undertaken as part of a housing development and consisted of three parts: an open area excavation, a watching brief, and a geoarchaeological trench. The open area excavation revealed the remains of a penannular gully dating to the Middle or Late Iron Age with a near complete ceramic jar intentionally deposited in one of its terminals. The feature almost certainly represents an Iron Age roundhouse with an accompanying structured deposit. The only other archaeological features were two plough furrows, one of which severely truncated the penannular gully, part of the medieval/post-medieval open field system of Great Glen.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Leicestershire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:5850
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:22 Oct 2020 14:25
Last Modified:22 Oct 2020 14:25

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