Excavation of Med Buildings at 1-5 Bleachfield St.

Description of this historic site

The remains of several Medieval buildings were excavated in Bleachfield Street, Alcester. The buildings were indicated by post holes, walls and hearths.

Notes about this historic site

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.
2 Noted.

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