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Sutton And Son Longtown Depot, Longtown, Cumbria. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and Evaluation.

Lee, Anthony and Bates, Andy (2006) Sutton And Son Longtown Depot, Longtown, Cumbria. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and Evaluation. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Following proposals by Persimmon Homes for a residential development (Planning Reference 1/04/0617) on the site of the former Sutton and Son Depot, Albert Street, Longtown, Cumbria (NGR NY 3823 6853), Cumbria County Council Historic
Environment Service (CCCHES) issued a brief for a programme of archaeological investigation to be undertaken at the site. The development site covers a 0.67ha area of former industrial land to the south-east of Longtown’s eighteenth century planned town centre. Following submission of a project design and costs to meet the requirements of the CCCHES brief, Oxford Archaeology North was commissioned by
Persimmon Homes to undertake an archaeological desk-based assessment and evaluation of the proposed development site.
The desk-based assessment, undertaken in February 2006, covered a study area with a radius of 0.5km from the centre of the development site and included a visit to the Cumbria Record Office in Carlisle and consultation of the Cumbria Historic Environment Record in Kendal as well as of the OA North library. As a result of this research, nine Statutory Designated sites were identified within the study area: eight, Sites 10-17, are Grade II Listed Buildings; and one, Longtown Conservation Area (Site 18), lies to the west of the development site, and is a locally designated area.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: Watson
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2019 11:01
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2019 11:01
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/4646

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