Medieval Industrial Activity at Manor Farm

Description of this historic site

Excavations revealed evidence for buildings and a furnace dating to the Medieval period. The site lies 100m north east of Mancetter Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 The 1976 excavation at Manor Farm revealed an 11th century to 13th century complex including a row of 13th century postholes, numerous postholes for 11th century structures, possible corner of a stoke pit to a furnace, slag with numerous large heavy pieces and baked clay with timber impressions.

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