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Anker, Katrina Land at Box Road Cam Gloucestershire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Oxford Archaeology was commissioned by CgMs Consulting to undertake an
archaeological field evaluation on land at Box Road, Cam, Gloucestershire, in
advance of a planning application.
A desk-based assessment, prepared by CgMs Consulting in July 2011, established
that although the wider area contains significant Neolithic, Bronze Age and Roman
remains, there was no evidence to suggest the presence of significant
archaeological remains within the site. Assessment of aerial photographs did,
however, suggest the presence of extensive ridge and furrow.
A geophysical survey of the site was arranged by CgMs Consulting in advance of
the evaluation and the results of the survey confirmed the findings of the deskbased
assessment. A small area of potential archaeological anomalies was
identified in the north of the site.
The evaluation was undertaken in August 2011. Eight 30 m x 2 m trenches,
representing a 2% sample area, were excavated across the site. The results of the
evaluation confirmed that extensive medieval/post-medieval ridge and furrow ran
across the site, predominantly in a NW-SE alignment, albeit severely truncated. A
single, severely truncated, undated, possible post hole was also identified in Trench
3 and in Trench 6, targeted upon anomalies identified in the geophysical survey, a
substantial, undated, tree throw was recorded at the western end of the trench.
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Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 03 May 2016 11:27
Last Modified: 03 May 2016 11:27
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/2822

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