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Post-Medieval quarrying at the Former 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey

Cox, Nicholas (2016) Post-Medieval quarrying at the Former 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Between the 29th and 30th of March 2016 Oxford Archaeology East conducted and archaeological evaluation consisting of three trial trenches at 50-52 Inhams Road, Whittlesey (NGR TL 2716 9676).
The evaluation found several large sub-rectangular pits that contained finds of a broadly 16th to 18th century date range, these were probably for the extraction of sand and gravel. Also found was a single large posthole of 18th to 19th century date and several modern rubbish pits.

Item Type: Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, whittlesey, post-medieval, pottery, quarry, quarrying, extractive pit, rubbish pit, 18th century, 19th century
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology East
Depositing User: Chris Faine
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2017 09:44
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2017 09:44
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/3164

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