Saxon occupation, Market Street, Warwick

Description of this historic site

Late Anglo Saxon pits and a timber slot were found under the Woolpack Hotel. This shows that Warwick was occupied in Early Medieval (Saxon) times. Other evidence supports a typical Medieval urban property.

Notes about this historic site

1 Evidence relating to the settlement of Warwick during late Saxon times. Several pits and a beam slot dating from the early 11th century were found. Waste disposal evidence suggests continuous settlement from the 11th – 15th century.

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