Medieval and Post-medieval settlement, High Street, Fenny Compton

Description of this historic site

Archaeological excavation revealed household rubbish and a spread of pottery dating from the Medieval and Post Medieval periods which may indicate a settlement. It is located 350m north of the church in Fenny Compton.

Notes about this historic site

1 An evaluation was carried out at this site by the OAU. A low density of features associated with a small amount of domestic rubbish mainly of 13th-14th century date was encountered in the northern corner of the area examined. The site lay outside the main part of the Medieval village.
2 Archaeological observation of topsoil stripping revealed a scatter of 13th-15th century pottery from the topsoil in the northern part of the site and a small amount of Post Medieval pottery. A spread of ironstone rubble was also noted.

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