GIS-material for the archaeological project: A medieval charcoal production pit at Grebo Prästgård

SND-ID: SND 2070

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Due to planned construction of houses, the Swedish National Heritage Board's contract archaeology division, UV Öst, has performed a preliminary investigation of the site UV 4:1, Grebo parish, Åtvidaberg municipality. In connection with this, the site UV 4:2 has also been delimited. Several archaeological sites in the area were known from earlier surveys. Because of an expansion of the planned development area, another preliminary investigation was made in Melskog 1:1, where a settlement was discovered. A charcoal production pit, dated to 1290-1410 AD, was excavated within UV 4:1. This whole area has constituted an iron production site, but since the site to a high level is damaged by modern earthworks, no further excavation is suggested. At the edge of UV 4:2, an area with graves disturbed by ploughing, trenches were dug to delimit the site to the south and west. The site has not been excavated. The remains within Melskog 1:1 consist of leached features as well as distinct hearths and cultural layers. Among the find

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Time period(s) investigated

High medieval

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Åtvidaberg Municipality, Grebo Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Grebo, Grebo vicarage

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Topic and keywords

Subject area

HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History and Archaeology, Archaeology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

high medieval

Publications
Dataset
House construction next to Grebo vicarage

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Associated documentation

Description

The ZIP file consist of GIS files and an Access database with information about the excavations, findings and other metadata about the archaeological survey.

Version 1.1

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Citation

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). <em>House construction next to Grebo vicarage</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001803">https://doi.org/10.5878/001803</a>

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Data format / data structure

Geospatial

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Keywords

high medieval

Time period(s) investigated

High medieval

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-04
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-06
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement area , Charcoal production pit

Intrasisprojekt

AO2004137

Länsstyrelsens dnr för projektet

jfr 431-9535-04, 431-8163-06

431-18136-04

Producents dnr för projektet

422-4216-2004

422-1968-2006

ProjektID

p505017

RAÄ-nr

Grebo 219

Grebo 220

Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-07-12