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SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE

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

Sherborne Old Castle was built as a fortified bishops palace and castle during the early 12th century on top of a natural knoll in the Yeo Valley. Its centre block of buildings were constructed of local stone, using a rubble core with Ham Hill ashlar facing. This was surrounded by a curtai...

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

Charles I shilling found, now held at Colchester Museum. Donated by Miss A.K. Marshall.

DEANERY GATE

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

Built c1334 as a gateway into the precinct of the former priory of St Andrews, Deanery Gate is a rubble stone, continuously moulded arch with timber-framed, jettied gatehouse above. An attached double-pile, brick house is a c1720 rebuild.

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

A Neolithic flint or chert axe, its cutting edge polished, was found in 1944 south of Bog House. It was last recorded in the possession of Mrs Rouse of Bransdale Lodge. Two scrapers and chips of grey flint, and a coin of George III, were also found.

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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...

WOLSTONBURY HILLFORT

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

A Late Bronze Age Rams Hill type enclosure situated on a clay-with-flints capped, chalk hill which forms part of the Sussex Downs. The north-south aligned, roughly oval enclosure is defined by a ditch up to 5 metres wide and circa 1.2 metres deep which bounds a central area of 2.2 hectares...

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

The excavated site of a pre-12th century to 1720 settlement, now destroyed by quarrying. Excavation revealed pottery dating from the 12th to the 18th century, seven Saxon sherds, a 13th century coin, three 17th century coins, a corroded bronze coin and a

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

The site of a mound thought to have been the remains of a wooden hut, probably an early 18th century gazebo which was destroyed by fire. Excavations in 1952-3 by Dr Scott -Garrett recovered a shilling dated 1720, a discoidal scraper and flint flakes.

ST ANDREWS CHURCH

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

Early English style church of 12th century origin, altered and enlarged in Perpendicular style under the Will of John Camber, a Worcester wool merchant who died in 1497. The church was restored in 1891 by Waller. Built of coursed and squared limestone, and limestone rubble with a stone sla...

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

Coin of Louis XIII of France (1610-1643) fd 1924