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Hadrians Wall in Housesteads Wood

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

Excavated and restored by Clayton in the mid-19th century, the Wall was found to have been built to narrow gauge specifications on narrow foundations. Archaeological Comments - Site:12018*0 Any restoration or repair work carried out on the Clayton Wall should be done so under the supervi...

Wavering Down Trig. Point, Crook Peak

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

It is roughly square pile of stones 0.5m high, and 7m along each side. Each side is aligned N-S or W-E. On the N side, parallel to it and also 7m, is a bank of similar material 1.5m high. There is another slighter bank, with similar position and length from it on the W side. The centre of...

Rothley Stell, Wallington

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

An Iron Age hillfort occupies a prominent rock outcrop with wide views on all sides except the NE. On the W and S sides the defences consist of a single rampart. On the N and E sides there are two ramparts and two ditches, with an additional counterscarp bank beyond the outer ditch on the...

Strip fields, Godrevy Green

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

A relatively well preserved pattern of strip fields covering some seven acres is extant on Godrevy Green. This pattern is located on a gentle west facing slope bounded on its north-western side by Godrevy headland and on its south eastern side by an alleged linear earthwork (site no. 92179...

course of Doctors Gate Roman road Upper Fullwood Farm

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

From the Roman Fort at Brough there are three possible routes which coincide at Fullwood Stile (a later field inspector notes that only one route is practical between Brough and Fullwood Stile). Then a rough lane follows the course continuously, climbing by a steady and easy gradient along...

find spot Multi Period finds in Field WE 2 Hardwick Hall

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

This field in Hardwick Park has been field walked and finds from the Prehistoric, Roman, Medieval and Post Medieval were found.

Shell Bridge, Stowe Landscape Gardens

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

(1) The shell bridge is a dam holding back the Grotto Lake made to look like a pedimented bridge when viewed from the south. The south front is rendered and encrusted with conch shells. The overflow from the upper lake originally ran through channels in the centre and from either side crea...

Section 2 - Housesteads Crags W of Milecastle 37 - N Face

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

N face of Clayton Wall from the junction with the field wall at NY78386870 to the W side of the N gate of Milecastle 37 at NY784868691: 24m to corner, up to 6 Roman courses with well preserved Roman mortar, slump at 1m, bulge at 14.2m, stepped horizontal offset at 22.9m to end (Clayton Wal...

Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery, Wicken Vision Area A

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

Cambridge HER recordsFieldwalking undertaken in advance of the submission of detailed plans for the widening of the A45. Field 16, E ofHorningsea Road and S of the Low Fen Drove Way. A cropmark Roman site (RN 05324) lies within this field. 31sherds of Roman pottery recovered, the majority...

Pig and Whistle Coastal Limestone Quarry

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

This Portland Purbeck freestone quarry lies 200m east of Seacombe and has been cut out of the cliff. The area of the quarry is approximately 50m by 20m. It was called Pig and Whistle although the reason for the name is unclear ( Saville 1986, 8). This quarry closed down in the early 20th c...