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Land to the rear of Manor Farm House, High Street, Fen Drayton: An Archaeological Evaluation

Hickling, Steve (2004) Land to the rear of Manor Farm House, High Street, Fen Drayton: An Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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In December 2004, the Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeological Field Unit (CCC AFU) conducted an archaeological evaluation by trial trenching on land to the rear of Manor Farm House, Fen Drayton in advance of the construction of a new dwelling.
Two trenches were opened, revealing a modern pit and land drain, as well as a possible ditch (which had been recut), which remains undated. This possible ditch is probably medieval or earlier. Beneath the plough soil was a layer of subsoil suggesting that the area was under arable agriculture in the post-medieval and possibly medieval periods.

Item Type: Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fen Drayton, fen drayton, Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, 773, report 773, Report 773, CCCAFU report 773, medieval, Medieval, Post-Medieval, post-medieval, modern, Modern, arable, arable land, farming, agriculture, land use, agriculture, drain, land drain, ploughsoil, plough soil, field system
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Depositing User: Archives
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2021 12:43
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 12:43
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/5345

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