Medieval pits and postholes, east of Haven House, Brackendale Lane, Bradbourne.
During a watching brief carried out in 2000, two pits and two post holes were recorded. The pits were both 1m deep, one was 3m in diameter and the other was 4m in diameter. The recovered finds included a pottery assemblage dating to the 13th and 14th centuries, iron production waste, animal bone and preserved wood. (1)
Please note that a later, but unpublished, excavation took place just to the south, and reportedly uncovered a medieval longhouse. (2)
Unpublished document: Allen, T (University of Sheffield). 2000. Watching Brief at Haven House, Bradbourne.
Unpublished document: Moreland, J (University of Sheffield). 2005. 'Bradbourne - closing the gaps in the history of a Peakland landscape' Paper presented at the Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester, January 20th 2005.
Find a placename, postcode or grid reference
The map is limited to 3000 records per layer so not all records are being displayed for this area. Zoom in to see more.
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.