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Land off London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire

Martin, Toby Land off London Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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In September 2016 Oxford Archaeology undertook archaeological
investigations on an area of land to the north of London Road on the edge of
Great Glen in Leicestershire (centred on SK 6514 9809). The investigations
were undertaken as part of a housing development and consisted of three
parts: an open area excavation, a watching brief, and a geoarchaeological
The open area excavation revealed the remains of a penannular gully dating
to the Middle or Late Iron Age with a near complete ceramic jar intentionally
deposited in one of its terminals. The feature almost certainly represents an
Iron Age roundhouse with an accompanying structured deposit. The only
other archaeological features were two plough furrows, one of which severely
truncated the penannular gully, part of the medieval/post-medieval open field
system of Great Glen.

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Leicestershire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2020 14:25
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2020 14:25
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/5850

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