Watching brief by C Clarke of AOC during stripping works for the construction of a noise abatement screen alongside the A3. Two small pits containing pottery and charcoal, probably of Bronze Age date, were revealed.
AOC (Archaeology) Group
Evaluation by C Thatcher of AOC in advance of residential development revealed no features or finds of archaeological interest.
Evaluation by D Eddisford of AOC revealed a shallow, undated, ditch, a post-medieval pit and a modern pit.
Evaluation by P Beasley of AOC in advance of redevelopment revealed no features or finds of archaeological interest.
Evaluation in 2002 by A Stephenson of AOC prior to a residential redevelopment resulted in the collection of a number of environmental samples. Completion of scientific analysis provided evidence for flood plain formation, together with the presence of woodland and grassland, as well as cultivated ground during the Early Neolithic. Evidence for woodland clearance and peat formation was also found, as were remains of beaver and domesticated or wild cattle
Evaluation by S Appleby of AOC in advance of redevelopment revealed layers of disturbed natural topsoil and subsoil, with some modern garden features visible, but nothing of archaeological interest.
Evaluation by C Clarke of AOC revealed no finds or features of archaeological interest on a site that had been very heavily horizontally truncated, probably in the mid-20th century.
Recording action by S Townend of AOC during development. Deposits possibly associated with the 19th century construction and current use of the windmill were observed, although the investigation was too limited to provide conclusive evidence
Watching brief by C Thatcher of AOC during the removal of a floor in the underground boiler room. A section of sandstone and mortar wall of suspected 18th century date was revealed. The wall was on an unrelated alignment to both the church and the boiler room.
Watching brief by D Eddisford of AOC revealed no finds or features of archaeological interest.