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Land North of 66-100 Thrapston Road, Brampton, Cambridgeshire

Cox, Nicholas (2017) Land North of 66-100 Thrapston Road, Brampton, Cambridgeshire. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology Ltd., Bar Hill. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between the 24th of April and 3rd of May 2017 Oxford Archaeology East carried out an archaeological evaluation on land to the north of 66-100 Thrapston Road, Brampton, Cambridgeshire (TL 2109 7127).
A total of six 30m trial trenches were excavated to target features identified by geophysical survey. The findings in Trenches 4 and 5 confirmed the presence of a ring ditch identified in the geophysics, possibly a ploughed out Bronze Age barrow measuring 27m in diameter; no dating was recovered from the ditch itself. Early Roman and undated ditches were identified in the area around the ring ditch.
In the western half of the site there was a concentration of ditches in Trenches 1 and 2. The majority of ditches in Trench 1 contained handmade Middle Iron Age-type ceramics including Scored Wares of the East Midlands tradition. A large ditch in Trench 2 was dated as Early Roman.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: archaeological evaluation, cambridgeshire, huntingdonshire, brampton, roman, iron age, middle iron age, bronze age, ring ditch, ditch, pottery, iron age pottery, scored ware
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD > Middle Iron Age 400 - 100 BC
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology East
Depositing User: Chris Faine
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2017 10:18
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 10:18
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/3253

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