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By Andrew B. Powell,Alistair Barclay,Lorraine Mepham,Chris J. Stevens

This quantity brings jointly the implications from the excavations on the former Imperial collage activities floor, RMC Land and Land East of Wall backyard Farm, close to the villages of Harlington and Sipson within the London Borough of Hillingdon. The excavations published components of an archaeological panorama with a wealthy heritage of improvement from sooner than 4000 BC to the post-medieval interval. the chance to enquire huge components of this panorama supplied facts for attainable cost continuity and shift over a interval of 6000 years. Early to heart Neolithic career used to be represented via an oblong ditched mortuary enclosure and a wide unfold of pits, many containing deposits of Peterborough Ware pottery, flint and charred plant is still. a potential dispersed monument complicated of 3 hengiform enclosures used to be linked to the infrequent is still of cremation burials radiocarbon dated to the center Neolithic. restricted past due Neolithic and Early Bronze Age job was once pointed out, that is in stark distinction to the center to past due Bronze Age whilst a formalized panorama of intensive oblong fields, enclosures, wells and pits was once confirmed. This significant reorganized land department may be traced around the websites and over huge components of the adjoining Heathrow terraces. A small, Iron Age and Romano-British nucleated cost was once built, with linked enclosures flanking a trackway. there have been wayside inhumations, cremation burials and middens and extra broadly dispersed wells and quarries. attainable sunken-featured structures of early Saxon date have been discovered. there has been additionally a small cemetery. to that end, a center Saxon and medieval box method of small enclosures and wells was once verified.

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Imperial College Sports Grounds and RMC Land, Harlington: The development of prehistoric and later communities in the Colne Valley and on the Heathrow Terraces (Wessex Archaeology Reports)

This quantity brings jointly the implications from the excavations on the former Imperial collage activities floor, RMC Land and Land East of Wall backyard Farm, close to the villages of Harlington and Sipson within the London Borough of Hillingdon. The excavations printed components of an archaeological panorama with a wealthy background of improvement from ahead of 4000 BC to the post-medieval interval.

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