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Rollright Quarry Archaeological Watching Report

Hiller, J Rollright Quarry Archaeological Watching Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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The OAU undertook a watching brief during
topsoil and subsoil stripping ut Rollright Quarry during August and September
1999, on behalf of Hanson Aggregates. The existing stone quarry here is to be
extended. The watching brief was requsted by Oxfordshire County
Archaeological Services because of known archaeological finds from the site,
and its proximity to the megalithic complex of the Rollright Stones to the east.
The finds were limited, perhaps due to previous stone quarrying here. Two
naturally formed frost fractures/wedges and a single pit of Iron Age date were
observed, together with another possible pit feature. Two quarty, holes of
probable Victorian or 20th century date were also observed; the remainder of
the deposits were modern.

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 03 May 2019 08:08
Last Modified: 03 May 2019 08:08
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/4807

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