Find Spot record MDR11620 - Possible medieval waste tip, east of Chapel Farm, Great Wilne

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A series of three trial trenches were excavated in 2006 in advance of the construction of three new flood-banks. At the north-west end of the southernmost trench a significant quantity of pottery, including some large freshly broken sherds, was found; coal was also present in quantity. The pottery consisted of a high proportion of green and, occasionally, orange-glazed wares, indicating a medieval date. The lack of Splashed Ware and of Purple and Cistercian Wares allow a date range of c. 1250-1450 to be assigned to the assemblage. The lack of associated features, the high volume of freshly-broken pottery and coal suggests that the deposit was a waste-tip related to a settlement close by. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Kinsley, G (TPAT). 2006. An Archaeological Evaluation of Proposed Flood Bank Construction, Great Wilne, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 44939 30781 (point)

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  • EDR2378

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Record last edited

Feb 27 2020 8:42PM

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