Excavation of Med Buildings at 1-5 Bleachfield St.
The remains of several Medieval buildings were excavated in Bleachfield Street, Alcester. The buildings were indicated by post holes, walls and hearths.
1 1976: An area of 11m by 17m was excavated in advance of redevelopment. 1m of Post Medieval deposit sealed the site. The latest feature on the site was a clay floor c6m by 3m. Associated with this were post holes and flat stone blocks for post holes. This represented a small rectangular building. A probable entrance was traced close to the W end. C14 pottery was found within and beneath the floor. Two short lengths of drystone wall, possibly associated with an elliptical hearth.