Excavation of Roman Buildings at 'Birch Abbey'

Description of this historic site

During an excavation features were recorded that were suggestive of the remains of Roman buildings. The site was located at Birch Abbey, Alcester.

Notes about this historic site

1 An area of c100 sq m was excavated (AL10). A large Post Medieval boundary ditch cut across the site. The Romano British remains were largely C1-C2. Earliest features consisted of two parallel beam slots. It was followed by a series of sixteen gravel surfaces and repatchings. From time to time timber buildings were erected only to be demolished before the next resurfacing. One massive post hole was found to the W of the site.
2 Listed as site No 78.
3 Excavation report.

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