Monument record COG 041 - Post Medieval brick-lined Well and pottery sherd, The Old Rectory, Gt Cornard.

Please read our .


19th century brick-lined well and 18th rim sherd of a speckle-glazed ware jar.


Grid reference Centred TL 8846 4039 (58m by 45m)
Map sheet TL84SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site visisted 02/09/02. Topsoil partly stripped and trenches for front and east side of new house were open. The northernmost trench was c.4m back from the plot frontage and a layer of chalk was seen in section covering the entire length and extending southwards for c.1m. It was c.31cm below the current ground surface. Topsoil contained 19th - 20th century brick and animal bone and occasional modern pottery. Disturbed dark brown loam layers below the floor to the west end also contained late brick frags. The surface was an orange subsoil at the east end. A rim sherd of a speckle glazed ware jar of probable 18th century date was found at the top of the chalk surface. A large 19th century brick lined well was exposed in the centre of the new building. Spoilheaps were checked. No finds.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Anderson S. 2002. Watching Brief - Land at the Old Rectory, Church Road, Great Cornard.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 7 2015 1:49PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.