Site Event/Activity record EEM13992 - 1998-2000: AE - Excavation at Ley Hill

Technique(s)

Organisation

National Trust, The

Date

1998-2000

Description

A barn was excavated in 1998, and a large domestic building was excavated in 1999 and 2000. Some cob and rubble stone walls were revealed and 13th/14th century pottery and a whetstone were found. Samples were taken from the beated floor - analysis found oats and rye present. Further detailed examination to take place. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Thackray, C.. 2001. Holnicote Estate - Excavation at Ley Hill Deserted Medieval Settlement. The National Trust: Annual Archaeological Review. 2000-2001. 9.
  • <2> Report: Naysmith, P.. 1999. Radiocarbon dating certificate: Leyhill settlement.

Map

Location

Location Ley Hill, Holnicote Estate
Grid reference SS 8918 4501 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Ley Hill medieval settlement (Monument)

Record last edited

Dec 11 2017 9:29AM