TRELLECH VILLAGE EARTHWORKS;TRELLECH SHRUNKEN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
Map Reference SO50NW
Grid Reference SO50170509
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Community Trellech United
Type of Site TOWN, VILLAGE
Broad Class Civil
Period 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.
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).
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