Geophysical survey in the north-western part of this field identified the existence of numerous anomalies including a well-defined pit-like anomaly, a strong, possibly burnt response and a cluster of pit-type anomalies. An archaeological origin was considered probable for at least some of these anomalies (1).
A trial trench excavated within the central part of the geophysical survey site found no archaeological features. However, a concentration of over 30 sherds of Romano-British pottery was found in the field during fieldwalking, particularly towards the north-western corner. This concentration coincided closely with a slope forming the edge of a gravel island. (2)
Unpublished document: Gater, J & Gaffney, C. 1996. Report on Geophysical Survey, Elvaston, Derbyshire.. Survey No:96/105. p 2, Area 6, Fig. 6.
Unpublished document: Atkinson, S (ARCUS). 1997. An Archaeological Field Evaluation at Elvaston, Derbyshire. Phase 3.. SMR Doc. No. 309.
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ELVASTON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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