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Southill Trust Land, Broom, Bedfordshire: An Archaeological Evaluation



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Archaeological evaluation by trial trenching was undertaken by a team from Cambridge Archaeological Unit on c.200ha of land south of Broom village, Bedfordshire (centred NGR 172 419) between September 16th and November 10th 2004. The work was commissioned by Andrew Josephs on behalf of Tarmac Southern Ltd to form part of an Environmental Impact Assessment in advance of a planning application for gravel extraction. It followed an initial assessment of the site by aerial photographic survey and aimed to determine the presence, absence, date, extent, state of preservation and significance of archaeological remains. Twelve concentrations of archaeology were defined (Sites 1-12) spanning the later Bronze Age to Saxon periods. In addition, a dispersed Neolithic and Bronze Age presence and Romano-British droveways and fields and later quarrying were identified.



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Cambridge Archaeological Unit, Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge

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