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Moat Elm Farm Undy

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00455g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Moat
Period : Medieval
Community : Magor With Undy
NGR : ST43908738
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
Earthwork is grass covered & is situated in low lying land. No visible remains of an entrance or of internal habitations though the interior surface is uneven.

Description :
Earthwork is grass covered & is situated in low lying land. No visible remains of an entrance or of internal habitations though the interior surface is uneven.
Lowest level of western end of ditch contained small amount of exclusively Roman pottery, upper levels were contained Roman and medieval pottery.
Southern section of main enclosure ditch was steep sided with a flat bottom. Lower levels were filled with silt suggesting a period of disuse and no pottery sherds. Upper fill contained large amount of pottery ranging from Roman to post medieval and was almost certainly deposited deliberately in order to level the ground above the ditch.
There were other structures and features associated with this site (see report for more details).

Sources :
GGAT , 1988 , A Question of Time Archaeological Implications of the Second Severn Crossing.
Maynard D J & Marvell A G. , 1992 , Archaeological Field Evaluation Elm Farm Undy ( © GGAT)
Page N A & Maylan C N. , 1993 , Excavations at Elm Farm, Undy, Gwent. ( © GGAT)
07/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file.
05/Pm Desc Text/A Question of Time - Archaeological implications of the Second Severn Crossing/GGAT/1988/GGAT SMR Report Archive
GGAT assessment Church Road Undy A156 1993
03/MM Record Card/OS//1978/ST 48 NW 41/
02/MM Record Card/OS//1957/ST 48 NW 4/
04/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1987/Am 107/
01/MM Air Photo///UK 208/3453-41/

Events :
E001929 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1957)
E001930 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1987)
E001931 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1992)
E001932 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1993)
E001933 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1993)
E001934 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1995)
E001937 : Excavations at Elm Farm Undy (year : 1995 )
E001935 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 1999)
E001936 : Field visit Elm Farm Undy (year : 2005)
E001482 : Archaeological assessment of the Second Severn Crossing. (year : 1988)
E003691 : Archaeological Field Evaluation, Church Road, Undy. (year : 1993)
E003808 : Elm Farm Undy Archaeological Field Evaluation (year : 1992)
E003877 : East of Church Road, Undy, Gwent. (year : 1993)
E000353 : ELM FARM, UNDY, EXCAVATION (year : 1992)
E004370 : Medieval Trackway and Stone Structures, Undy, Gwent EXC (year : 1998)

Related PRNs : 06170g


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