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Appeal: Graveyard archaeological mitigation enforced


An area of agricultural land for which planning permission has been granted to extend a church graveyard in Kilmeston, Hampshire, must be subject to thorough archaeological investigation before development can start, says an inspector.

Inspector G J Rollings noted that the site and its surroundings have previously provided evidence of archaeological remains, and that the immediate surrounding area appears to have once been a historic centre that evolved into the village of Kilmeston.

Rollings acknowledged that there was a “significant likelihood” of further remains which may date back to the late Saxon-early Medieva.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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