Element record L12360 - Post medieval or modern walls in Trench 2, Wesley House, Newark


PIT (Georgian to Late 20th Century); WALL (Georgian to Late 20th Century); FINDSPOT (Georgian to Late 20th Century); LAYER (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 80100 53749 (point)
Map sheet SK85SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

E-W wall in red brick, with butress to S and footings off set by one course. Modern pit. Wall which had a 90 degree return, construction trench cut earlier pit, which was broad and flat bottomed and contained pantile and brick fragments. A further wall, grey lias stone with with offset headers to the N, up to four courses of brickwork in English bond. Construction trench contained poorly preserved Cu alloy coin, possibly Geo III penny. A thin layer of crushed mortar and plaster, formed from two coats. One side smoothed, other with reed impressions. Probably remains of wall or floor plaster. Rounded modern pit. (1)
See L12359 for C19 inhumations, L12361 for P med ?Pb working pit and ceramics, L12362 for Med pottery, L11537 for stub of lias walling

<1> JSAC, Oct 2000, Archaeological Field Evaluation Report Wesley House, Newark, Nottinghamshire, pp 6, 7 (Unpublished document). SNT2559.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: JSAC. Oct 2000. Archaeological Field Evaluation Report Wesley House, Newark, Nottinghamshire. pp 6, 7.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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