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2 Lancaster Road, Overton, Lancashire: Archaeological Building Investigation

Taylor, Karl (2009) 2 Lancaster Road, Overton, Lancashire: Archaeological Building Investigation. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Submitted)

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Abstract

A planning application (1/08/01253/CU) was submitted to Lancaster City Council for the conversion of a barn attached to a cottage at 2 Lancaster Road, Overton, Lancashire (NGR SD 43703 58087). The building lies at the north-eastern end of the medieval village of Overton and is depicted on the Ordnance Survey first edition 1:10,560 mapping of 1848, where it appears to be part of a small farmstead of two parallel rows of buildings. Lancashire County Archaeology Service (LCAS) recommended a buildings investigation of English Heritage Level II/III standard before conversion.
An examination was made of cartographic sources, in order to place the results of the building investigation into an historical context. A written description was made of all principal building elements, both internal and external, as well as any features of historical or architectural significance. A photographic archive was also compiled to produce black and white prints, and colour slides.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Lancashire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: Sandra Bonsall
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2014 13:42
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2014 13:42
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/1575

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