Previous Archaeological Excavations along the 'Ostlänken' Railway Corridor 1965-2012: Grepen city block

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Due to construction work in the "Grepen" city block, Borg parish, Norrköping municipality, the Swedish National Heritage Board's Contract Archaeology Service, UV Öst, performed an archaeological assessment (phase 2) and a field evaluation in July 2003. Search trenches were dug in two parts of the block. In the northern and the most low lying parts of the area no ancient monuments were found. In the south-east part of the block a probable Iron Age settlement was discovered. In November 2003 another field evaluation was performed in the south end of the block, due to new development plans. Only a few features, damaged by ploughing, were discovered.

Purpose:

The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The purpose of the field evaluation was to determine the type, intensity and extent of archaeological remains adjacent to previously registered remains. The aim was also to document and, if possible, date the features and artefacts, and to point out areas with no archaeological remains. T

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Subject area

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

Keywords

Map

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 2405

Description

The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Due to construction work in the "Grepen" city block, Borg parish, Norrköping municipality, the Swedish National Heritage Board's Contract Archaeology Service, UV Öst, performed an archaeological assessment (phase 2) and a field evaluation in July 2003. Search trenches were dug in two parts of the block. In the northern and the most low lying parts of the area no ancient monuments were found. In the south-east part of the block a probable Iron Age settlement was discovered. In November 2003 another field evaluation was performed in the south end of the block, due to new development plans. Only a few features, damaged by ploughing, were discovered.

Purpose:

The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The purpose of the field evaluation was to determine the type, intensity and extent of archaeological remains adjacent to previously registered remains. The aim was also to document and, if possible, date the features and artefacts, and to point out areas with no archaeological remains. T

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

Bronze age — Iron age

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Norrköping Municipality, Borg Parish

Geographic description: City of Norrköping, Grepen city block

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Subject area

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

Keywords

Type of archaeological investigation

Archaeological field evaluation, Archaeological assessment

Version 1.0

2018-01-11
https://doi.org/10.5878/002938

Metadata added

"Grepen" block

Suggested citation

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2018). <em>"Grepen" block</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002938">https://doi.org/10.5878/002938</a>

Länsstyrelsens dnr för undersökningen

431-3408-03, 2003-02-21

Organisationens dnr för undersökningen

422-774-2003

ProjektID

503024

p503024

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

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.

Keywords

Data format / data structure

Still image

Geospatial

Type of archaeological remains

Data collection

Mode of collection: Field observation

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-07-10 — 2003-07-14

Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Mode of collection: Field observation

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-11-04

Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis

Time period(s) for data collection: 2014

Data collector: Uppsala university, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Time period(s) investigated

Bronze age — Iron age

Published: 2018-01-11
Last updated: 2019-12-12