Medieval occupation at Wheelwright House, Long Compton

Description of this historic site

A layer containing a significant amount of medieval pottery was found, along with a stone drain of 11th-1th century date. A stone wall and a robbed out wall were also found and were believed to have been of medieval date.

Notes about this historic site

1 An area of stonework was found during an evaluation. The stonework included walls and a drain and a possible robbed-out wall. The drain produced material from the 11th-13th century. A significant amount of unabraded medieval pottery dating to c.1175 to 1225 was recovered from a layer. Five sherds of St Neots ware of mid-11th century date were found in subsoil in one trench. Later post-medieval material was also found on the site including a silver spoon bowl.

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