Find Spot record 0031703000 - SW CORNER OF MOAT AT BOARSTALL TOWER

Summary

Dump of eighteenth century glass bottles and pottery found during excavation of rubbish pit.

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Boarstall Tower & medieval to post medieval deserted village earthworks & medieval moated manor earthworks

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

DUMP OF EARLY C18 BOTTLES LOCATED AT SW CORNER OF MOAT INTERIOR (AT NGR), PARTIALLY DUG OUT BY DR S HALL IN JULY 1975. PARTY OF SCHOOLCHILDREN UNDER DIRECTION OF GEORGE LAMB (BCM) CONTINUED EXPLORATION TO DEPTH OF 1.2M, IN AUGUST 1975. MATERIAL RECOVERED INCLUDED WINE BOTTLES, NECKS OF APOTHECARIES' PHIALS, WINDOW GLASS; ALSO A BOTTLE STAMP DATED 1705 (FOUND BY DR HALL). POTTERY INCLUDED 3 PIECES OF CHINESE PORCELAIN, TIN GLAZE SHERDS, SALT GLAZED STONEWARE AND BROWN GLAZED SHERDS. [PHOTO, SLIDE & SKETCH PLAN] (B11).

Sources (1)

  • <11>SBC7215 Verbal communication: LAMB G C & FARLEY M E (BCM) AUGUST 1975 PERS COMM.

Location

Grid reference SP 6236 1417 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish BOARSTALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (4)

  • WINDOW GLASS (18th Century - 1700 AD? to 1799 AD?)
  • BOTTLE (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (18th Century - 1700 AD? to 1799 AD?)
  • SHERD (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Excavation trial trench (EBC13794)
  • Event - Intervention: Salvage excavation (EBC12450)

Record last edited

Aug 25 2009 12:56PM

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