Crockery Lane, East Clandon

Scatter of 13th/14th century pottery and tile with blocks of Lower Greensland, Bargate and Chalk found by P M G Jones in field walking. More pottery and large amounts of medieval and post-medieval tile and brick were found at TQ 063 524. No good evidence for pottery manufacture was found but Crockery Lane may be linked in some way to a family of potters recorded in the Chertsey Abbey cartularies. (226)

Broad Ditch, Wisley

Many pieces of waterlogged wood of various shapes and sizes found in deep sewer trench by Ann Watson. They were apparently sealed by a clay layer which also sealed probably prehistoric iron working sites recorded on the trench line further south at c TQ 058 599. One very large piece of wood was carefully shaped with cut rectangular holes. Preliminary dendrochronological analysis by I G Tyers suggests that C-14 dating would be of value.

Ladymead, Stoke, Guildford

Report by R A Shettle of fieldwork and observation over a number of years in Ladymead, 65 worked Mesolithic flints were recovered from a site on the edge of the Wey flood plain, including six cores, seven scrapers, blades, saws, and waster material. A late Neolithic or EBA flint arrowhead was also found. (223)

Guildford Castle

Small-scale excavation by R J Poulton for SCC and /Guildford Borough Council in advance of floodlighting by the keep. No features were noted but Medieval pottery was the first to be recovered from the mound.

Follyhatch, West Wyke

Scatter of 13th/14th century pottery and roof tile found in field walking by P M G Jones. Also noted Were a large area of calcined flints centred SU 912 510 and a large mound with brick debris at SU 911 512. These may be associated with post-medieval brick and tile production. (226)

Clandon Park area

Two RB sites (one with tile and 4th century pottery, the other with 1st to 4th century sherds) and two medieval sites further south (one with 14th-16th century material, the other with shell-tempered pottery) discovered in fieldwalking by P M G Jones.

Skemp Pond, Farley Heath

Large pieces of greensand and some 20 pieces of RB tile found in root plate of fallen tree and recorded by Judie English. It is suggested that the pond is related to medieval enclosures and the tile and greensand represents paving to protect its edges from erosion. (231)

Farley Heath

Survey of medieval field systems carried out by Judie English. A bank was sectioned for environmental analysis; it had a small ditch under it apparently too large to be merely for marking out. No clear evidence for early land surfaces survived. Continuing damage by treasure hunters to the RB temple site was noted.

Newark Priory

Small-scale excavations were undertaken by D Batchelor for HBMC to check for plough damage. Priory remains located in 1928/9 were rediscovered and the depth of ploughing established. (242; see SyAC 80, 231-2)


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