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PERIPHERAL ROAD AND HOUSING AREA C2, BLACKBIRD LEYS, OXFORD

Roberts, Mark and Booth, Paul (1995) PERIPHERAL ROAD AND HOUSING AREA C2, BLACKBIRD LEYS, OXFORD. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Following a geophysical survey nineteen trenches were dug along the proposed line of the peripheral road and housing area C2. An area of middle Iron Age settlement was found in the area ofthe peripheral road and housing C2 at the east ofthe road line. Roman activity was located towards the N of C2 and a stone surfaced trackway of uncertain date was found adjacent to Minchery Farm.

Watching brief
The ground works associated with the construction of a new road at Blackbird Leys were monitored and in doing so recorded a Medieval fishpond, an old stream
course and a spread of Roman pottery and kiln debris.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Roman 43 - 410 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Fieldwork
Depositing User: Scott
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 09:43
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2022 10:29
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/861

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