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A Roman Cemetery at Sampford Road Thaxted Essex

Stansbie, Daniel and Brady, Kate and Biddulph, Edward and Norton, Andrew and Challinor, Dana and Lamdin-Whymark, Hugo and Loe, Louise and Marquez-Grant, Nicholas and Poole, Cynthia and Scott, Ian and Strid, Lena and Webb, Helen A Roman Cemetery at Sampford Road Thaxted Essex. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology. (Submitted)

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Abstract

An excavation in 2007 at Bellrope Meadow, Sampford Road, Thaxted revealed late Iron Age or
early Roman enclosure ditches, and a cemetery comprising six cremation and five inhumation
graves dating from the 1st to 3rd centuries AD. In addition, a ditch containing late-medieval to
post-medieval building materials was discovered, suggesting that a building of this date existed in
the vicinity of the site or a little way beyond.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2016 10:44
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2016 10:44
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/2872

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