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Former Sandwell College, Woden Road,Wednesbury, West Midlands

Radford, Robert (2004) Former Sandwell College, Woden Road,Wednesbury, West Midlands. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In September 2004, Oxford Archaeology carried out an archaeological field evaluation at the
former Sandwell College, Woden Road South, Wednesbury near Birmingham (NGR SO 3990
2940. The work was undertaken for John Samuels Archaeological Consultants on behalf of Bellway Homes. The evaluation was carried out with a view to target a known Roman Road and a river crossing, which was predicted to pass close to the site of the college. The results of the evaluation, however, revealed that modern industrial and mining activity had largely re-modelled the landscape here, including the hillside to the south of the site. The north end of the site had been truncated and subsequently used for landfill, prior to construction of the College in the early 1970s.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Archaeological Evaluation Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > West Midlands
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Joseph Reeves
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2010 16:53
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2011 14:25
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/173

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