Monument record RAT 037 - Medieval pit and ditch at Manor Cottage, Rattlesden

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Medieval pit and ditch identified during monitoring at Manor Cottage


Grid reference Centred TL 978 589 (17m by 16m)
Map sheet TL95NE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Archaeological monitoring of groundworks of a new house revealed a Medieval pit and ditch and a large deep pit of Post Medieval date. The Medieval pit revealed ceramic building material fragments of late 12th to 14th century date and the ditch contained a low density of finds dated to both the Medieval and Post Medieval periods. The Post Medieval pit contained ceramic fragments, pipe stems, animal bone and pottery of 16th to 18th century date (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Everett, L. 2011. Archaeological Monitoring Report: Land at Manor Cottage, Rattlesden.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 17 2019 3:12PM

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