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Great Hill Wind Farm Site Near Calderbrook, Greater Manchester. Archaeological Assessment Report

Neil, Nigel (1998) Great Hill Wind Farm Site Near Calderbrook, Greater Manchester. Archaeological Assessment Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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A desk top study and identification survey was carried out by Lancaster University
Archaeological Unit ahead of the proposed construction of a wind farm at Great Hill, near
Calderbrook, Greater Manchester, by Renewable Energy Systems (SD 915 197 to 936 194).
The purpose of the assessment was to assemble desk-based evidence for the archaeological
and historical potential of the site, and to test this by identification survey to inform a Public
Inquiry. This work assessed the nature and extent of the archaeological resource affected by
the proposed development from both documentary sources and surviving surface traces.
The Greater Manchester Sites and Monuments Records refers to 13 sites, findspots, and
buildings lying within the area of the development proposal, and around 15 from immediately
adjacent areas which are relevant for background information. Many of these are collections
of Mesolithic and later flint artefacts, the largest collection containing over 200 items. No
features of prehistoric origin were identified during the identification survey, but this may have
been as a result of adverse weather conditions in the days prior to the survey.

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Greater Manchester
Period > UK Periods > Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Neolithic 4000 - 2200 BC
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: barker
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2022 08:32
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2022 08:32
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/6811

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