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Archaeological remains in the Radial Distributor Route (RDR), Beaulieu, Essex

Stocks-Morgan, Helen (2016) Archaeological remains in the Radial Distributor Route (RDR), Beaulieu, Essex. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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An archaeological evaluation was carried out along the Radial Distributor Route (RDR) at Beaulieu, Chelmsford. The fieldwork took place between the 13/08/16 and the 23/09/16. A total of fifty-two trenches were excavated within the proposed development area.
In the centre of the RDR route and immediately south of known Tudor brick kilns a gravel surface, two pits and a gully was encountered. These features were interpreted to be part of a working area associated with the kilns.
Evidence for a medieval field system on a north-west to south-east co-axial alignment was seen in the southern part of the RDR route (Field 3). Within the same field two undated ditches were encountered on a north-east to south-west alignment. These were spaced 10 metres apart and thought to form a possible trackway.
In the southernmost field a series of ditches were recorded all of which are post-medieval or modern in date.

Item Type: Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: archaeological evaluation, essex, chelmsford, beaulieu park, medieval, post-medieval, tudor, brick kiln, gravel surface, trackway
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Essex
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology East
Depositing User: Chris Faine
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 13:20
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 13:20
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/3336

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