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A Roman Ditch and Medieval Rubbish Pits at 7 Victoria Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire: An Archaeological Evaluation

Fletcher, Taleyna (2004) A Roman Ditch and Medieval Rubbish Pits at 7 Victoria Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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The Archaeological Field Unit (AFU) of Cambridgeshire County Council conducted an archaeological evaluation on land adjacent to 7 Victoria Street, Littleport in the Fenland area of Cambridgeshire. The work was commissioned by Whitfield Associates and was carried out in advance of development of the former Burberry factory site for new flats, access road and associated services.
Eighteenth century make-up layers were encountered in all three trenches. These are likely to be associated with the construction of the buildings of around this date on the street frontage. Disturbance from modern development on the site was also encountered in Trench 2.
Three trenches totalling 23m were excavated within the footprint of the development area. Archaeology was recorded in two trenches including a ditch dating to the Roman period and intercutting medieval rubbish pits.

Item Type: Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: Littleport, littleport, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, 745, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, Post Medieval, post medieval, 18th century, Roman, roman, Medieval, medieval, rubbish pit, Staffordshire slip ware, staffordshire slip ware, pottery, Pottery, pot, ceramic, sherd, vessel, Post-Medieval pottery, post-medieval pottery, Post Medieval pottery, post medieval pottery, 18th century pottery, Evaluation, evaluation, archaeological evaluation, report 745, Report 745, CCCAFU report 745, ditch, roman ditch
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Depositing User: Archives
Date Deposited: 13 May 2022 10:00
Last Modified: 13 May 2022 10:00
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/5325

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