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Early Neolithic settlement, Milfield Airfield (Ewart)

Excavations in 1992 at Woodbridge Farm, on Milfield Airfield, revealed features such as gulleys, pits and post holes. Pottery found in some of these features was first identified as Iron Age, but later examination has shown that the sherds are early Neolithic Grimston ware. About seven pottery vessels are represented by the finds and the site has now been reinterpreted as a Neolithic settlement.

Reference number:N2111
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, Woodbridge Farm 1992; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ewart

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