Evaluation trial trenching by S P Dyer for SCAU and Wimpey Construction Ltd revealed nothing of archaeological interest. The presence of a peat deposit was noted, overlying the Bagshot Beds. (278)
Evaluation trial trenching by S P Dyer for SCAU and J Sainsbury PLC did not locate anything of archaeological interest. (282)
A watching brief by S Dyer of SCAU for W S Atkins, on the construction of a pollution control pond between the motorway and Broad Ditch, in an area where finds of several periods have been recorded, found only a shallow ditch of probably post-medieval date.
Evaluation by S Dyer of SCAU for W S Atkins, in the area for a flood replacement scheme south of Murray’s Lane and west of the M25, in an area (TQ 08064 59290 to 03878 65072) where finds of several periods have been recorded. A large part of the site was found to be disturbed by the dumping of building debris; elsewhere undisturbed stratigraphy of ploughsoil over alluvial deposits was recorded. The only finds of interest recovered were a few flint flakes.
A small brick pit, discovered under the lawn of the house, was recorded by GMVEU and subsequently identified as an early Victorian type of icehouse used by gamekeepers. The present house stands within the grounds of Woodham Hall, demolished in 1937. (292)
A watching brief by S Dyer of SCAU, for Gordon Melhuish, on the construction of new flats on the site of Pyrford Place (which had included part of a Tudor gateway), found no trace of earlier buildings. (289)
Evaluation by G Hayman of SCAU, for Ideal Homes, and a watching brief by M Dover of SCAU, for of Mcleod and Mcleod Ltd, on redevelopment of the convent’s grounds. No features or finds of archaeological interest were made.
Evaluation of the disused school site by Tony Champion of SCAU, for SCC’s Resources Dept, found only remains associated with a late 19th/20th century building.
Evaluation of the disused school site by Tony Champion of SCAU, for SCC’s Resources Dept, found a narrow gully and small pit of unknown date, thought likely to be of some antiquity, and one abraded sherd of Roman date.
A watching brief by S Dyer of SCAU for J Sainsbury plc, on highway works associated with the redevelopment of the hospital site, recorded undisturbed stratigraphy but no features or finds of archaeological interest. (289)