Find Spot record 0105600004 - MANOR HOUSE GROUNDS

Summary

Eleventh to fourteenth century pottery, tile, bone and waterlogged wood found during excavation.

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

FRAGMENT OF SAXO-NORMAN POTTERY (B5). POTTERY FROM BASE OF DITCH CONTAINED NOTHING DIAGNOSTIC FOR DATING. IN INITIAL BACKFILL, GROUP DATING LATE C11-EARLY C12. FINAL INFILLING INCLUDED JOINING JUG SHERDS FROM LATER C13-LATER C14. MAJORITY OF SHERDS HANDMADE & FIRED UNDER REDUCING CONDITIONS. WATERLOGGED WOOD FROM BASE OF DITCH PROBABLY REPRESENTS WASTE PRODUCTS OF WOOD WORKING, POSSIBLY BY A CARPENTER OR JOINER CONSTRUCTING OR REPAIRING TIMBER BUILDINGS ON THE MOTTE OR IN THE BAILEY. SEE REPORT FOR DETAIL (B13).

Sources (2)

  • <5>SBC13708 Bibliographic reference: RENN D F 1968 NORMAN CASTLES IN BRITAIN P344.
  • <13>SBC17121 Article in serial: Peter Yeoman. 1986. 'EXCAVATIONS AT THE MOTTE, WESTON TURVILLE MANOR 1985', IN RECS OF BUCKS 28 PP169-178, PLS XV-XVIII. Vol 28.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8592 1040 (140m by 120m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish WESTON TURVILLE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (7)

  • WATERLOGGED SAMPLE (12th Century - 1100 AD? to 1199 AD?)
  • MAMMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD? to 1399 AD?)
  • BIRD REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIVET (11th Century to 12th Century - 1000 AD? to 1199 AD?)
  • TAG (11th Century to 12th Century - 1000 AD? to 1199 AD?)
  • VESSEL (11th Century to 14th Century - 1000 AD to 1399 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Small Scale excavation (Ref: WTM 85) (EBC11068)

Record last edited

Jul 27 2011 5:21PM

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