Monument record 0580005000 - LAKE END ROAD EAST: well


Two seventeenth to eighteenth century timber-lined wells found during excavation.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • WELL (17th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)


The finds from the area excavation undertaken by Oxford Archaeloogy included two wells which had been dug into the backfill of the quarry pit. The lower half of one of the wells was lined with a hollowed out tree trunk surmounted by a lining of rough chalk blocks and flint nodules. Pottery recovered from the backfil (to a depth of 1.2m) included 16-18th century wares.The lining of the lower half of the well was a square wooden frame. The lower lining of the other well also included a wooden frame, although its upper levels had been much disturbed. The backfill of this well included brick and tile (B4).

Sources (1)

  • <4>SBC19799 Monograph: Stuart Foreman, Jonathan Hiller and David Petts et al. 2002. Gathering the people, settling the land: the archaeology of a middle Thames landscape. pp84.


Grid reference SU 92927 79661 (point)
Civil Parish DORNEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • Event - Survey: Desk-based Assessment and Fieldwalking (EBC1054)
  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching, test pitting and auger surveys (EBC10294)
  • Event - Intervention: Excavations along the line of the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Eleviation Scheme (EBC16348)
  • Event - Intervention: Investigations for Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme (EBC16358)

Record last edited

Mar 21 2018 7:40PM

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