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Swinbank, L, Pope-Carter, F. (2016) Geophysical Survey for Waking the Legions. Bradford: Big Heritage C.I.C., Report MSSJ27.

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TitleGeophysical Survey for Waking the Legions
AuthorsSwinbank, L, Pope-Carter, F.
ProducerBig Heritage C.I.C.
Place of productionBradford
Other bibliographic detailsReport MSSJ27

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Site details

Site nameDeanery Field
Grid reference SJ 40576 66678 (point)
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DescriptionMagnitude Surveys was commissioned to undertake a geophysical investigation on a c. 1 ha area of land at Deanery Field for Big Heritage’s Waking the Legions project. This was work undertaken as part of the Festival of Archaeology 2016, which aimed to engage members of the public with archaeological heritage. A multimethod geophysical approach using ground penetrating radar, earth resistance, and magnetic methods targeted buried Roman remains that had previously been discovered during excavations in the 1920s and 1930s. This combined approach successfully detected a number of archaeological features that likely reflect Roman occupation of the site. The report provides information regarding the background to the site, aim, objectives and methodology, overview of the instrument set-up, results with images
Associated identifier bigherit1-262070
Validation HistoryThis report has been submitted in association with an archaeological event recorded through OASIS. The details of this report have not been verified by the local authority Historic Environment Record who should be consulted for more information.