Excavation of C18/19 House off Allens Lane

Description of this historic site

The remains of a house which was found during an excavation. The house dated to the Imperial period. It was situated off Allens Lane, Clifton upon Dunsmore.

Notes about this historic site

1 1975: Excavation in advance of redevelopment. Dating evidence for the existing building was provided by a Georgian shilling found between the quarry tiles which formed the floor. The building was probably constructed in c1800. A wall lying on a different building line was built of river pebbles and contained green glass. This wall was followed for 2m under the road.