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A GIS aided study of agriculture and landscape in Midland England

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A study of the Midland landscape from prehistoric times to the nineteenth century, using digital mapping and GIS to investigate the relationship between agricultural technology, field systems, environment and social structure. Using a wide range of sources, both archaeological and document...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Earthwork enclosure sub-divided by regular arrangement of slight banks and ditches. Situated on the top bank of the Dale 90m SE of Rough Bridge. These overlie medieval ridge and furrow but are ignored by a line of oaks presumed to be an 18th century planting feature.Interpretations vary as...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations have uncovered the remains of a deserted medieval settlement, of which there are still some visible earthworks though the site has been built over. A 13th century long house was uncovered which was succeeded by a later farmhouse, a dovecote was also found; the site appears to h...

EVERSLEY MANOR

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of a dispersed medieval settlement situated on a chalk hill which forms part of the Kent Downs. The settlement, which survives in the form of earthworks and associated below ground remains, is enclosed by an irregular defensive circuit. This is visible as a bank up to 4 metres...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Monastic grange and alleged site of moat; excavation revealed evidence for occupation from the 12th-15th centuries, and some Roman tile and pottery.

Fyfield and Overton Project, 1959-1998

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Fyfield and Overton Down Project digital archive is the result of a study of two contiguous parishes on the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire, England. Conducted between 1959 and 1998, the project examined the landscape of the Upper Kennet Valley, between Avebury and Marlborough, to asses...

THE MOUNT

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The site of a rectangular enclosure with a moated annexe, now largely destroyed by a car park. Excavated in 1955 when various remains were uncovered, including wall footings, pottery, decorated paving tiles and a coin of Edward I, minted in 1280/1. The evidence suggested that the site had...

CREAKE ABBEY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The standing and buried remains of the abbey church and conventual buildings of Creake Abbey. The earliest religious foundation on the site was a chapel, which was established in 1206 by Lady Alice de Nerford and her husband Sir Robert. In or soon after 1217, Sir Robert used the chapel to...

NEWTOWN PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The deer park known as Newton Park was created in 1275 by Roger Fitz Roger and it lay within the more extensive Forest of Rothbury. In 1310 it had a perimeter of roughly three miles and in 1368 it was well stocked with deer and had passed to the Percy family. A survey of 1586 shows that it...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Multi-period site. A collection of 400 Mesolithic to Neolithic flints was found. The first main phase was represented by a prehistoric earthwork 38m long and up to 9m wide. A second phase is represented by Iron Age enclosure ditches dating up to v 65 to 75 AD. Phase three is represented by...