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ABCD: 1362

Stonea 80-4 nr March

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Location: Stonea 80-4, nr March, 1991, Cambridgeshire, England TL455935
Period: Bronze Age/Roman/Saxon
Category: settlement
Notes: 2 phases: Roman admin. centre & farming complex
Topography: lowland gravel & clay island in fens
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

van der Veen M. 1991. Consumption or production? Agriculture in the Cambridgeshire fens?. 349-61.In: Renfrew J (ed.). New light on early farming. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of the IWGP, Cambridge 1986. Edinburgh University Press England, Cambridgeshire

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MVV - van der Veen, Marijke: Durham/Sheffield/Leicester Univs

Sample: 1362a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
RO.MR com occupation deposits nr Roman 130 220

Context integrity: 2
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: art
Dating validity: 3
Environmental interpretion: cereal production for settlement
Archaeological interpretion: small scale-producer site or consumer site ?

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Hordeum vulgare pro c ! 74 3
Leguminosae pro c 18 2
Lens culinaris pro c 1 1
Linum usitatissimum pro c 3 1
Pisum sativum pro c 1 1
Triticum aestivo-compactum pro c 3 1
Triticum cf. spelta pro c 51 3
Triticum sp. pro c 30 3
Vicia faba pro c 12 2
Cerealia pro c 205 4
Ficus carica pro c 3 1

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