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Church Farm, Ryton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire

Smith, Kirsty Church Farm, Ryton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In October and November 2015 Oxford Archaeology carried out an archaeological excavation for Derek O'Neill at Church Farm, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire. The site is located in the historic core of the village, immediately to the south of the church. The earliest feature was a pit containing pottery dated to the late Iron Age or early Roman period. Most of the dated features relate to medieval settlement, including three shallow pits, two deeper pits or wells, and a possible quarry later used for rubbish deposition. Pottery evidence suggests that the features date from the late 12th to early 14th centuries. The pottery is mostly of local origin, and includes cooking pots with sooting from use. Other finds include animal bone, iron nails, and fragments of a fine glass vessel. Environmental samples indicate the cultivation of cereals and legumes. The foundations of recently demolished postmedieval outbuildings were also encountered.

Item Type:Client Report
Subjects:Period > UK Periods > Iron Age 800 BC - 43 AD
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Warwickshire
ID Code:5550
Deposited By: Scott
Deposited On:18 Nov 2019 10:53
Last Modified:18 Nov 2019 10:53

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