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An Archaeological Investigation of Dullingham to Swaffhams Pipeline

Robinson, Ben (1992) An Archaeological Investigation of Dullingham to Swaffhams Pipeline. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Fieldwalking surveys, excavations and pipe-trench monitoring were carried out by Ben Robinson (Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeology Section) on behalf of the national Rivers Authority, along the route of the Dullingham to Swaffhams river support pipeline.
A fieldwalking survey was carried out prior to pipe-trench easement stripping. The entire length of the pipeline was examined; no new sites were located.
Pipe-trench monitoring was used to supplement information gained by prior excavation. In various location along the pipeline archaeological features were encountered.
Excavations were carried out prior to trenching. At Mill Stream, Swaffham Bulbeck, a portion of the old Mill Stream was exposed. Iron Age/Romano-British grain storage pits were excavated. A Romano-British building and enclosures were detected by geophysical survey at Whiteland Spring, Bottisham. Pits and ditches, and a gated entrance to an enclosure were excavated. The remains of a probable Romano-Celtic temple were investigated. A Devil's Dyke, post-medieval cart tracks and a cartway leading into the Dyke's ditch were located. In Swaffham Prior, a trackway leading from a substantial Romano-British building to a possible temple site was examined at Goodwin Farm and the profile of a medieval Lynchet, now a parish boundary, was recorded at Cadenham Plantation.

Item Type: Client Report
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Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Depositing User: Hamilton
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2022 14:21
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2022 14:21
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/6415

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