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Sites 129 and 154, Burton, Wirral, Cheshire- Palaeoenvironmental Assessment

Huckerby, Elizabeth and Druce, Denise (2014) Sites 129 and 154, Burton, Wirral, Cheshire- Palaeoenvironmental Assessment. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) was commissioned by the National Museums Liverpool, to assess the flots and residues from five environmental bulk samples taken from features recorded during archaeological investigations at Burton, Wirral, Cheshire, in 2010 and 2013. The excavations were part of the ongoing research into the late prehistoric and Romano-British rural settlement in lowland north-west England. The five bulk samples came from Sites 129 and 154 and were from an enclosure ditch (cuts 104 in Trench II, 204 in Trench XI) from Site 129 and one enclosure ditch (cut 303) and a small oven (fills 104 and 122) from Site 154. The samples were 1-2 litres in volume; those from Site 129 were processed by staff at the National Museums Liverpool and those from Site 154 by OA North for the assessment of palaeoenvironmental remains. Little such material was found, and the assessment demonstrated that there was no potential for further analysis. However, charcoal fragments recorded in three of the samples would provide suitable material for radiocarbon dating.

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cheshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: barker
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2021 13:13
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2021 13:13
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/5656

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