Prehistoric features found at Thelsford Priory

Description of this historic site

Archaeological excavation uncovered evidence of post holes and a ditch as well as finds of flint, all dating to the Prehistoric period. This evidence may represent a Prehistoric settlement. The site is located 750m south east of the church, Wasperton.

Notes about this historic site

1 The site was excavated in 1966, WA 6275. Under the Medieval ground surface there were indications of Prehistoric settlement indicated by post holes and scoops containing worked flints but no pottery. There were also quantities of worked flint in the ploughsoil.
2 Further excavations were undertaken in 1972. One ditch was found to be aceramic and may therefore have been Prehistoric.
3 Plan.
4 Not likely to pre-date the Neolithic.

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