Archive for June, 2008

West Street, Old Market, Part 2

Evaluation trenches excavated at the rear of properties on West Street, Old Market revealed rubbish pits containing large quantities of pottery, animal bone and clay pipe from an area likely to have been redeveloped after destruction from the Civil War.

West Street, Old Market, Part 1

An excavation in West Street, Old Market has revealed cultivation on the site from at least the 13th century and unearthed a keyhole-shaped structure constructed in stages and to a deliberate design, that may have been a decorative garden feature.

ammunition bath bedminster blast furnace bristol bronze-age burial canal casting house ceramic chapel church civil war convent dwelling fort garden building gazebo glass furnace glass works hall house hogarth hospital industrial infirmary iron works jewellery maesteg medieval millerd's map monastic pit port post-medieval post hole prehistoric or roman priory public house railway road roman shipyard st james theatre timber