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Land at Melkinthorpe NR Penrith, Cumbria. Archaeological Evaluation

Hodgkinson, Dave (1997) Land at Melkinthorpe NR Penrith, Cumbria. Archaeological Evaluation. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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An archaeological evaluation was carried out on pasture land adjacent to The Farm,
Melkinthorpe, near Penrith, Cumbria (NY 6395 2335 centred) to inform a planning
application for residential development on the site. The work was carried out by the Lancaster
University Archaeological Unit (LUAU) on behalf of Penrith Farmers' and Kidd's plc.
Prior to the evaluation there was no archaeological information available for the development
site; however, it is situated at the southern end of a probable planned, medieval nucleated
settlement, which appeared to have shrunken from its former extent. A programme of
evaluation was therefore recommended by the County Archaeologist to establish if the area of
the proposed development had any archaeological potential. LUAU prepared a project design
for this evaluation (Appendix 2), in accordance with a verbal brief from the County

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: barker
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2022 11:11
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2022 11:11
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/6820

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