Source/Archive record SDR19033 - Hickens Bridge, Aston on Trent, Derbyshire. Summary Report of archaeological and geoarchaeological investigations. Draft copy.

Title Hickens Bridge, Aston on Trent, Derbyshire. Summary Report of archaeological and geoarchaeological investigations. Draft copy.
Author/Originator
Date/Year 1995

Abstract/Summary

Excavation revealed a large peat infilled palaeochannel cut into the basal sand and gravel and overlain by alluvial silts and clays. A minor channel with thin peat infill was cut adjacent to the main channel and probably formed an overflow channel during times of high river flow. Samples were taken for palaeoenvironmental analysis. Other trenches revealed modern field drains and predominantly post-medieval clay pipe and pottery. Five pieces of worked flint and two fire-cracked pebbles probably indicates some earlier human presence in the area.

Description

Bound report

Location

Derbyshire County Council HER Doc. No. 271

Referenced Monuments (1)

  • Cropmark complex (site of), Hicken's Bridge, Aston upon Trent (Monument)

Referenced Events (1)

  • EDR1719

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Record last edited

Mar 5 2015 1:45PM

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