Two pieces of wood recovered by contractors from the River Wey, recorded by D G Bird for SCC, on information by D Chapman. One piece was a stake with rough notches, the other a tree trunk split (? deliberately) down the middle. Both had evidently been buried for some time but no firm dating was possible.
18m deep well sealed beneath 18th century brick floor recorded by Julia Arthur for Guildford Museum. It was cut deep into the natural chalk, the top 4.5m being chalk lined.
Salvage excavation early in the year by Julia Arthur for Guildford Museum located walls shown on the 1739 plan. Later excavation recovered much medieval pottery, a substantial proportion being Saxo-Norman, some medieval building material, two hearths and a probable wall, six largely complete and articulated animal skeletons and a dumbbell-shaped limekiln (probably 12th century).
Reported by M J Alexander that redevelopment and refurbishment had revealed a 15th century crown post roof and evidence suggesting that the building had been designed from the first as a: shop. A 13th century pit (or pits) was partially excavated behind the building by Julia Arthur.
Excavation by Julia Arthur for Guildford Museum revealed only five postholes, one associated with 17th century pottery.
Excavation by Julia Arthur for Guildford Museum completed after severe flooding over the winter.
Preliminary investigation reported by R W Williams of a complex of tunnels incorporating an ice house and having possible connections with chalk quarrying. (SIHG 17)
Observation of development by Julia Arthur for Guildford Museum recorded a Jacobean cellar.
Excavation by D J Field for LTRG of earthwork enclosure (of c 9ha) noted in survey. The bank and ditch were sectioned at the southern end and their existence and antiquity confirmed.:The ditch had been cut through layers of tabular sandstone which had apparently been used to construct parallel dump walls some 3m apart to serve as a rampart core or revetment. It seemed that the ditch was sampled at or near a terminal, as it rose from 2.4m deep on the west side of the trench to 1.4m on the east.
Excavation in advance of redevelopment by Julia Arthu for Guildford Museum. No certainly medieval features were discovered, but pottery included several scattered Saxo-Norman sherds. A number of unexplained square, interlinked brick features, probably of 18th century date, were found,