Area of quartzite stones found NE of the church in Weddington

Description of this historic site

An area of quartzite stones located by excavation in 1997. This has been interpreted both as a dump of stones for the construction of field drains in the area or a floor surface, possibly 17th century in date.

Notes about this historic site

1 An area of quartzite stone was discovered in 1997 just to the north east of the church. It was suggested that this was the remains of a dump of stones for use in constructing the quartzite land drains found in the area and suggested to be 17th century in date.
2 3 An alternative suggestion was put forward as a floor surface, possibly of a building of 17th century date.

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