18th century cess-pit, rear of the Red Lion, Henley-in-Arden
An 18th-century cess pit was recorded during a watching brief to the rear of the Red Lion, Henley-in-Arden.
1 Foundation trenches were observed at this site which is within the medieval town of Henley. An 18th centruy cess pit was encountered in Trench A. It measured some 2m deep and contained a variety of animal bones, wooden planks and roof tile in its fill, and was cut by a Victorian land drain.