Monument record EUN 018 - Euston to Cambridge mains water pipeline OS 7764 (Field Number)

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Field walking and monitoring identified a lithic scatter and three charcoal filled pits.


Grid reference Centred TL 8871 7866 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL87NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

March 1991: General background scatter of 17 worked flints, 1 scraper and 1 burnt flint located during fieldwalking assessment.
August 1991: Excavation in advance of pipeline laying following topsoil stripping. Three closely located pits appearing as a single charcoal & burnt flint feature on the surface. The fill of all three was similar - charcoal, dark grey sand/loam, burnt flint and some pottery (S3). These were located 190m further down (i.e. east) of the hill than BNH 039.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, survey archive, May 1991.
  • <M1> (No record type): Survey archive:.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Tester A, Caruth J & Gill D, excavation archive.
  • <M2> (No record type): Excavation archive:.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Caruth, J.. 1995. Archaeological Report, Euston to Cambridge Water Mains Pipeline.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 18 2011 10:01AM

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