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Whinfell Holme to Hackthorpe Pipeline, Penrith, Cumbria: Post-Excavation Assessment

Zant, John and Clapperton, Kelly (2010) Whinfell Holme to Hackthorpe Pipeline, Penrith, Cumbria: Post-Excavation Assessment. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Submitted)

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Abstract

In 2007, United Utilities proposed the construction of a 7km-long pipeline south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, running from the sewerage works on Whinfell Holme (NY 5470 2950) to a point approximately 1km north of the village of Hackthorpe (NY 5376 2382). Following the completion of an archaeological desk-based assessment, walkover survey and field evaluation, a controlled excavation was undertaken by Oxford Archaeology North on a section of the pipeline easement situated within three modern fields immediately south and south-east of the Roman fort at Brougham (centred on NY 5396 2885). There, highly significant remains relating to the Romano-British extramural settlement associated with the fort were exposed and fully excavated prior to the pipeline construction.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: Mr Peter Schofield
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 13:15
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2014 13:15
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/1485

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