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New Mini Plant, BMW Factory, Cowley, Oxford

Sims, Mike (2013) New Mini Plant, BMW Factory, Cowley, Oxford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between March and August 2011 Oxford Archaeology undertook an archaeological
watching brief on the site of new facilities at the BMW Mini factory, Cowley Works,
Oxford. The watching brief demonstrated that the larger part of the area within the
development boundary had been subject to prior truncation associated with the
earlier factory buildings on the site removing any potential archaeological horizons.
A less disturbed pre-industrial soil horizon was present within Zone E preserved
under the former buildings that is most likely to have been a 19th century or earlier
ploughsoil. This did not produce any archaeological features, deposits or finds.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2013 11:19
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2014 13:17
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/1051

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