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Canons Park Harrow

Beamish, Hugh and Gill, Jonathan and Munby, Julian and Weaver, Steven Canons Park Harrow. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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A programme of archaeological investigation, comprising desk-based
assessment, field evaluation, topographical survey and building survey, was
carried out by Oxford Archaeology (OA) on behalf of the London Borough
of Harrow within Canons Park, Harrow. The purpose of the archaeological
works was to provide further detail regarding the Parks archaeological
potential and to record, where possible, surviving elements of the eighteenth
century gardens and later nineteenth and twentieth century adaptations. The
overall objective was to provide information regarding construction and
state of preservation, in order to inform a proposed programme of
The desk-based investigations have identified that the area currently
enclosed by the park has the potential to retain archaeological sites dating
from the prehistoric period onwards. It has also provided a detailed
assessment of the historic character and development of the parkland
landscape and its current state of preservation.
Detailed field survey, buildings survey and invasive evaluation, targeted on
known surviving historic features and structures within the Park, has further
provided detailed information regarding the survival, construction and
development of the parkland landscape from the early eighteenth century

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Greater London
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Heritage Management Services
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2022 11:57
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2022 11:57
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/6250

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