Archaeology South-East

Nugent Close, Dunsfold

Evaluation by G Webster of ASE. Two possible features were recorded, although they were likely to be geological in origin. Tiny unstratified fragments of Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age pottery and medieval tile were the only artefactual material recovered.

126–128 Westhall Road, Warlingham

A planned evaluation by J Cook of ASE found the site to have been largely excavated to its planned formation level by the developer without archaeological monitoring. A basic archaeological record was undertaken within the stripped areas to identify possible archaeological finds or features. The truncated natural reddish-brown Clay-with-Flints, was observed in the sections to be overlain by layers of made-ground, garden soil and topsoil. The deposits are likely to be of post-medieval date and relate to the construction of the demolished houses that formerly occupied the site.

Land east of Hawthorn Road, Staines-upon-Thames

Evaluation by I Hogg of ASE revealed a series of north-east/south-west aligned Roman ditches, one of which had an associated fence line running along the ditch bottom. This feature probably dates to the 1st century AD and stratigraphic evidence suggests that there was at least one, and possibly two, additional phases of similarly aligned boundary ditches at the site. A modest assemblage of finds suggest that the ditches may have been associated with a nearby settlement and one pit produced a fairly large quantity of hammerscale, indicative of smithing activity in the area.


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