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Land at Bridge Street, Wye, Kent Archaeological Evaluation

Mudd, Andrew Land at Bridge Street, Wye, Kent Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

An archaeological evaluation was undertaken by the Oxford Archaeological Unit on behalf of Ruddy Developments Ltd on 5100sq. m of land at Bridge Street, Wye (near Ashford) (Fig. 1). It was carried out in fulfilment of conditions placed upon planning permission for residential development (Condition 9, Planning Application 94/471/AS). It was conducted to a specification set by the Planning Department of Kent County Council. The work took place on 1st - 3rd February 1995.

The main feature of interest was a shallow ditch [413] crossing the slope of a hill in Tr. 4. Relatively large quantities of prehistoric pottery, dating to the Later Bronze Age/Early Iron Age, were recovered from the layer overlying it [404]. Worked flints were also recovered from above and within the ditch. These are broadly of the same period, although there might be an earlier element

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Kent
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Early Iron Age 800 - 400 BC
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Late Bronze Age 1000 - 700 BC
Depositing User: Mr Nicholas Swift
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2016 10:15
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2016 10:15
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/3072

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