Liddell, T., (2007). An Archaeological Evaluation on Land at West Farm, Chopwell, Gateshead. North Pennines Archaeology Ltd.

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An Archaeological Evaluation on Land at West Farm, Chopwell, Gateshead
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North Pennines Archaeology Ltd unpublished report series
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https://doi.org/10.5284/1003117
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In May 2007, North Pennines Archaeology Ltd was commissioned by Kim Moore of KC Properties to undertake an archaeological evaluation in advance of a proposed redevelopment of land adjacent to West Farm, Chopwell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear (NGR NZ 1214 5866). Planning permission has been granted for a single detached dwelling house on the site of a recently demolished barn to the rear of the farm; however, a recent desk-based assessment of the site undertaken by NPAL (Peters 2007) highlighted that the site lies within the presumed extent of Chopwell medieval grange, and also lies within close proximity to Chopwell Hall and its earlier predecessor. Previous archaeological works in the area have failed to find traces of either the hall or medieval grange, but research has shown the archaeological importance of the area. As a consequence, the Tyne and Wear Archaeology Officer, Jennifer Morrison, requested one evaluation trench to be excavated on the site of the proposed building, measuring 10m in length and 1.5m in width. The trench was to be machined down to natural subsoil and then hand-cleaned and recorded. The evaluation produced no structural, environmental or archaeological remains. The trench was cleaned and recorded, and then backfilled on the verbal instruction of Jennifer Morrison. No further work will be required on this part of the site.
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T Liddell
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North Pennines Archaeology Ltd
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Historic England (OASIS Reviewer)
Tyne and Wear HER (OASIS Reviewer)
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2007
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Site: West Farm, Chopwell
Parish: RYTON
District: GATESHEAD
County: TYNE AND WEAR
Country: England
Grid Reference: 412140, 558660 (Easting, Northing)
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Find: None Uncertain
Monus: Grange Medieval
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OASIS Id: northpen3-26856
OBIB: CP/498/07
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Grey Literature Report 18 pages, figs and pictures
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23 Nov 2016
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