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H 290 x W 205 mm

166 pages

357 figures, 75 tables (colour throughout)

Published Dec 2023

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781803276885

Digital: 9781803276892

DOI 10.32028/9781803276885

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Yorkshire; Bronze Age; Iron Age; Roman; MOLA; Excavations; Doncaster

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From May 2000 to June 2017, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook a programme of archaeological excavations and watching briefs at Adwick Le Street, 6.5km to the north-west of Doncaster (South Yorkshire). They revealed evidence for Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman activity.



Chapter 1: Introduction

Project background

Location, topography and geology

Historical and archaeological background

Mitigation works

Site phasing


Chapter 2: Neolithic and early Bronze Age


Ring ditch


Worked flint by Yvonne Wolframm-Murray

Bronze Age pottery by Blaise Vyner

Stone axe by Andy Chapman

Bronze awl by Blaise Vyner and Tora Hylton

Cremated human remains by Chris Chinnock

Environmental remains by Val Fryer

Radiocarbon dating


Chapter 3: Iron Age and Roman


Iron Age enclosures and field system

Roman enclosures and field system

The Roman Road by Ian Meadows and Andy Chapman

Late Iron Age/early Roman pottery by Chris Cumberpatch

Roman pottery by Ruth Leary

The Samian pottery by Felicity Wild

Post-Roman pottery by Chris Cumberpatch

The querns by Andy Chapman

Coins and coin moulds by Richard Brickstock

Non-destructive chemical and microscopic analysis of the coins and counterfeit coins by Sreelakshmi Sajeevukumar Nair and Nathaniel L. Erb-Satullo

Small finds by Tora Hylton with contributions by Ian Meadows and Don Mackreth

Human remains by Chris Chinnock

Animal bone by Rebecca Gordon

Environmental remains by Val Fryer, Matt Law and Robin Putland

Radiocarbon dating


Chapter 4: Discussion

Bronze Age funerary activity

Iron Age crouched inhumation

Iron Age and Roman field systems and enclosures