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CAT Report 1031: summary

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Archaeological evaluation on land at Admirals Farm, Heckford's Road, Great Bentley, Essex, CO7 8RS: September-October 2016
by Laura Pooley
(with contributions from Ben Holloway, Emma Holloway)

Date report completed: November 2016
Location: Admirals Farm, Heckford's Road, Great Bentley, Essex, CO7 8RS
Map reference(s): TM 11364 22161
File size: kb
Project type: Evaluation
Significance of the results:

Summary. An archaeological evaluation (34 trial-trenches) was carried out on land at Admirals Farm, Great Bentley, Essex in advance of the construction of a new housing development. The development site was located in an area of prehistoric and later cropmarks, and ditches, gullies and pits were excavated. Aside from ten modern features and ten tree-throws there was a medieval/post-medieval ditch and pit, fifteen undated ditches/gullies and three undated pits. The earliest finds were two prehistoric flint flakes, both residual in later contexts, but the remaining finds were all of medieval/post-medieval to modern date.