TRELLECH VILLAGE EARTHWORKS;TRELLECH SHRUNKEN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE

Site Details



NPRN
300132
Map Reference
SO50NW
Grid Reference
SO50170509
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Trellech United
Type of Site
VILLAGE;TOWN
Broad Class
Civil
Period
Medieval;Post Medieval

Site Description

EARTHWORKS SOUTH OF TRELLECH VILLAGE
1. The field in which the earthworks supposedly lie is poorly-drained and reverting to scrub. Open water-filled trenches scar the field. No visible surface remains were seen.
DKL 1999
2. Area with Trellech medieval borough (nprn 33177), subject to trial trenching and geophyscal survey (Hull 1998 (AW 38), 135-7; Hamilton & Howell 2000 (AW 40), 117-9).
J.Wiles 07.05.04
3. Excavations to the immediate south of the scheduled area (at SO 501 049) within the 'Lost City of Trellech' project 2006-2011, have revealed extensive stone-built foundations of additional buildings. Recorded during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance on 20th July 2011.
T. Driver RCAHMW, 2012

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