Current search

Filters

Total results: 18

Excavations at Rack Street, Exeter 1977-78 (Exeter archive site 64)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

From September 1977 until January 1978, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook an excavation on the site of the Central Primary School adjacent to the previous Rack Street site of 1974-75.

Excavations at Mermaid Yard, Exeter 1977-78 (Exeter archive site 63)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

From January-August 1977 and May-June 1978 the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook excavations at Mermaid Yard in advance of new housing.

PARLIAMENTARIAN DEFENSIVE DITCH

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

After the arrival of the Earl of Stamford at the head of a force of 1000 troops in January 1643, the Parliamentarians entered into a new programme of upgrading the defences of the city. As well as the construction of batteries (Monument Numbers 10309.00, 10310.00), ‘the ‘dikes’, the mediev...

ROYALIST DEFENSIVE DITCH

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

One of two Royalist defensive ditches, parts of the outwork defensive system outside the South Gate. Evidence of these ditches was recovered during Recognition Event Numbers 88.00, 94.00 and 50.00 at various points around the circuit. This Monument concerns the outer ditch. The northern en...

ROYALIST DEFENSIVE DITCH

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

One of two Royalist defensive ditches, parts of the outwork defensive system outside the South Gate. Evidence of these ditches was recovered during Recognition Event Numbers 88.00, 94.00 and 50.00 at various points around the circuit. This Monument concerns the outer ditch. The northern en...

PARLIAMENTARIAN DEFENSIVE DITCH

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

During excavations conducted after the demolition of the former ABC cinema at the junction of High Street and Sidwell Street (Recognition Event Number 90.00), the butt end of a ditch thought to date from the Civil War period was found in a position which has been interpreted as belonging t...

Excavations at Rack Street, Exeter 1974-75 (Exeter archive site 52)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

From late 1974 to early 1975 the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook an excavation on a site fronting onto Rack Street. The site was later acquired for housing.

Excavations at Friernhay Street, Exeter 1981 (Exeter archive site 75)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

From January to June 1981, the Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit undertook an excavation on a plot of land adjacent to an angle in Friernhay Street on its south-western side. The site was formerly occupied by Wheatons printing works and was later acquired for housing.

Excavations at Good Shepherd Hospital, Exeter 1979 (Exeter archive site 70)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A trial excavation at Good Shepherd Hospital in 1979, showed that all Roman deposits in this area had been removed by terracing in the 16th century. The presence of a few human bones in the topsoil suggests that there may have been an inhumation cemetery here in the Roman period. A pit a...

Excavation at ABC Cinema, Exeter 1987 (Exeter archive site 90)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavation undertaken between September 1987 and February 1988 outside the East Gate revealing a large Saxo-Norman ditch, medieval aquaducts and a Civil War defensive redoubt, positioned to block direct access through the East Gate.