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Findspot - Prehistoric flint objects
1 Two small flints, one patinated, found during construction of M42.
Findspot - flint objects of Prehistoric date (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age) found 100m north of Junction 10 of the M42 at Tamworth.
Findspot - Medieval pottery sherds
1 Medieval pottery sherds found during construction of M42.
Findspot - pottery sherds from the Medieval period were found 100m north of Junction 10 of the M42 at Tamworth.
Findspot - Post Medieval pottery sherds
1 Post Medieval pottery sherds found during construction of M42.
Findspot - pottery sherds from the Post Medieval period were found 100m north of Junction 10 of the M42 at Tamworth.
Findspot - Medieval pottery
1 Medieval pottery found during examination of crop mark enclosure (PRN 4822). This may indicate a Medieval date for the enclosure but this is uncertain. 2 Cropmarks included a D-shaped enclosure, ...
Find spot - pottery dating to the Medieval period that may be related to an enclosure, which was visible as a cropmark. The pottery was recovered from a location 250m southwest of Hall End Farm, Dordon.
1 The early Watling Street, at Mancetter, appears to have been about ten feet wide and south of the present line. 2 In 1975 a proton magnetometer survey was carried out. ...
Watling Street, a Roman road running from London to Wroxeter which passes through Warwickshire.
Possible Cropmark Enclosure to SE of Sandy Way Cottage
2 A network of crossing linear marks are probably natural. Some other linear features and enclosures could be archaeological, although this is uncertain.
Enclosures and linear features of unknown date. They are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs and lie 200m southeast of Sandy Way Cottages; it is possible that they are all geological in origin.
Imperial toll road
1 A turnpike road established between 1750 and 1775.
Watling Street used to be a toll road, a road which travellers would have to pay to use. The road was made a toll road during the Imperial period.
Enclosure 200m S of Hall End Farm
2 An irregular D-shaped enclosure shows on aerial photographs. Linear features may also indicate a field system in association with the enclosure. 3 Fieldwork on the site produced Medieval pottery (PRN ...
An enclosure and linear cropmarks of unknown date, which may be the remains of a field system. Medieval pottery may provide evidence of a settlement nearby. The enclosure and linear cropmarks lie 200m south of Hall End Farm.
1 Three post holes observed during construction of M42. One contained a Romano British sherd.
Three post holes, holes in which an upright post would be placed, were found. They dated to the Roman period and suggest the site of a settlement. They were located 100m northwest of Junction 10 of the M42 at Tamworth.
Freasley Hall Garden, Dordon
1 Freasley Hall, Dordon. Lovie did not visit. He reports a small garden and paddock/small park.
Small garden with paddock/small park. Recommended for inclusion on Local List by Lovie
Dorden Hall garden, Dorden
1 Dordon Hall Garden, Dordon Hall Lovie gives no detail. The ‘visit’ box was not filled in with Y or N in Item 19; the assumption was made that he did ...
Garden; no details given.
Site of Hall End Hall, Dordon.
1 Elizabethan or earlier, altered in the 17th century and subsequently. The original building was larger than the later one. Building has an L-shaped plan with main block ...
Hall End Hall, a manor house built from cream sandstone with one wing built in brick. The house was built in the Post Medieval period and was located 200m north of the A5 at Dordon.
1 A building of the 16th century. The main front elevation was rebuilt c.18th century, having two stories, red sandstone, simple elevation in the style of Sir John Vanbrugh. ...
Dordon Hall, a house built from red sandstone and one wing built in brick. The house is Post Medieval in date and is situated on Dunns Lane, Dordon.
Church of St Leonard, Dordon
1 Chancel and nave with bell turret and spirelet of 1867-8 by Street, S aisle of 1901 by Bidlake. Late 13th century style. 2 Dordon was constituted an ecclesiastical parish in ...
The Parish Church of St Leonard which dates to the Imperial period is situated on the corner of Church Street, Dordon.
Freasley Hall, Dordon
1 House, square built of red brick, with tall encasement windows, probably of the late 17th century. The west doorway has a stone curved pediment and a window over ...
Freasley Hall, a square red brick house which was probably built during the Post Medieval period.
Findspot - Roman coin hoard
1 Large hoard of denarii of Vespasian, Hadrian, Pius, the Younger Faustina and others found at Hall End in 1848. 5 Location of the hoard plotted at about this location, by ...
Findspot - a coin hoard, a group of coins deposited together, that are Roman in date were found west of Dordon.
Medieval settlement revealed by fieldwalking survey
1 A fieldwalking survey was undertaken of three arable fields within the area of the proposed opencast coal site at Dordon. A large scatter of Medieval pottery dating from the ...
The site of a shrunken village is suggested by pottery scatters dating to the Medieval period. The site is situated 200m south of Manor House Farm, Dordon.
Holloway, Manor Farm, Dordon
1 Part of a holloway has been noted running to Manor Farm Cottage, Dordon.
The site of a hollow way, a path, track or road through a cutting. It dates to the Medieval period and is situated 250m west of Manor House Farm, Dordon.
Watching brief at Hall End Farm, Watling St, Dordon
Redundant record (previously used to record an event)
Findspot - Iron Age Coin
1 Find of uninscribed Gold Stater – late 1st century BC. The coin is very worn and struck from a worn die of ‘wreath’. Found in 1985 when M42 island ...
Findspot - a coin, a gold stater, from the Iron Age was found in the parish of Dordon.
Site of Birch Coppice Colliery Railway
1 Site of Birch Coppice colliery railway marked on OS map of 1885.
The site of Birch Coppice colliery railway, dating to the Imperial period, is marked on the OS map of 1885.
Site of Birch Coppice Colliery No 2
1 Site of Birch Coppice colliery No2 marked on OS map of 1885.
The site of a colliery, where coal was mined during the Imperial period. The site is located 650m south west of Hall End Farm. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1885.
Site of Mine Shaft in Dordon
1 Mine shaft marked on OS map of 1885.
The site of a mine shaft dating to the Imperial period which was situated on Bardon View Road, Dordon.
Birch Coppice Brick and Tile Works (West)
Site of brick and tile works. 1 Birch Coppice Brick and Tile Works marked on OS map of 1885.
The site of Birch Coppice brick and tile works which was in use during the Imperial period. It was situated on Browns Lane, Dordon, and was marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1885
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