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Post-Medieval Ditches at Land off Norwich Common Road, Wymondham, Norfolk.

Moan, Patrick (2013) Post-Medieval Ditches at Land off Norwich Common Road, Wymondham, Norfolk. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between 28th October 2013 and 30th October 2013, Oxford Archaeology East carried out a small excavation (820 sqm) on land to the south of Norwich Common Road, Wymondham, Norfolk. A large boundary ditch was uncovered along with a subsidiary ditch running perpendicular to the main boundary. Similarly, a small gully ran off the main boundary. All features were dated to the post-medieval period by the presence of a field drain tile found at the base of the larger boundary ditch. The boundary ditches may represent the enclosure of Wymondham common by the local manor. No other features of archaeological interest were recorded on the site and no earlier residual finds were recovered.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Norfolk, norfolk, Wymondham, wymondham, Excavation, excavation, archaeological excavation, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, post medieval, Post Medieval, ditch, ditches, Post-Medieval ditches, post-medieval ditches, post medieval ditches, Post Medieval ditches, CBM, cbm, Ceramic Building Material, ceramic building material, Tile tile, field drain, boundary, boundary ditch, enclosure, Enclosure, Enclosure Act, common, common land, land use, agriculture, grazing, 1546, report 1546, Report 1546, OAE report 1546
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Norfolk
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology East
Depositing User: Chris Faine
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2014 11:50
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2021 08:24
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/2059

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