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Land at Kilkenny Avenue (MOD site), Ely, Cambridgeshire

Booth, Rona (2023) Land at Kilkenny Avenue (MOD site), Ely, Cambridgeshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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During March 2023 Oxford Archaeology carried out trial trenching at Land off Kilkenny Avenue (MOD site), Ely in Cambridgeshire. Seven trenches were opened to the north, south and east of the Kilkenny estate.
The trial trenching at the eastern edge of the site revealed a ditch dating to the Early to Middle Anglo-Saxon period. Two postholes and a second ditch of uncertain date were also identified in the same trench. The ditch may represent a continuation of the activity recorded during the High Flyers Farm evaluation, which identified a complex of ditches and gullies dating from the Late Iron Age to Romano-British periods, with some of these features demonstrating evidence of having been maintained into the Anglo-Saxon period.
Two trenches to the south of the site revealed layers of made ground and rubble most likely related to the demolition of Newbarns House, previously situated in this part of the site until the 1970s. The remainder of the trenches were largely devoid of archaeological remains.

Item Type: Client Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cambridgeshire, cambridgeshire, Ely, ely, Evaluation, evaluation, archaeological evaluation, Pottery, pottery, pot, ceramic, sherd, vessel, Early Medieval, early medieval, Medieval, medieval, Early Medieval pottery, early medieval pottery, Medieval pottery, medieval pottery, quern, quern fragment, early medieval quern fragment, rubble, demolition rubble, made ground, Newbarns House, 2657, report 2657, Report 2657, OAE report 2657
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cambridgeshire
Period > UK Periods > Early Medieval 410 - 1066 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology East
Depositing User: Hamilton
Date Deposited: 09 May 2023 09:59
Last Modified: 09 May 2023 09:59
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/7098

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