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TRELLECH Deserted Medieval VillagePrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 04291g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Trellech United
NGR : SO50150510
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Shrunken village
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
Evidence of medieval occupation in a field to the south of the present village, bounded by Llandogo Road, Catbrook Road and Tinker's Lane. Part excavated in 1998, revealing house platforms, boundary ditches and walls, with C12-14th pottery.
A field, bounded by Llandogo Road, Catbrook Road and Tinker's Lane, on the south of the historic village of Trellech, contains a conspicuous series of earthworks, comprising house platforms, boundary ditches,banks, drains and burgage plots. Trial excavations in 1998 in response to development proposals revealed four masonry structures and building debris of two others within the house platforms ranged around the Catbrook Road and Tinker's Lane street frontages, with a series of boundary ditches and walls associated with the burgage plots. In the centre of the field are a series of ditches apparently associated with water management. The area on the north-west is waterlogged with pieces of wood suggested to be the remains of a water management structure. Medieval pottery of 12th-14th century has been found in association with the house platforms (Hull, 1998).
Later evaluation revealed pottery sherds in the area and clear evidence of medieval deposits, such as industrial surfaces. However, no incontrovertible evidence of medieval structure could be found, but potential buildings and walls have been identified (Tuck, 2004).
Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust , 1989 , Site Visit Record
Hull, G , 1998 , Catbrook Road, Trellech, Monmouthshire: An Archaeological Evaluation for Beaufort Homes
Tuck, M , 2004 , Land at The Barton, Trellech Monmouthshire; archaeological field evaluation
01/MM AP/GGAT/1987/SAM 38 12
02/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
03/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report /11/01/2007/Copy in further information file.
E004388 : Catbrook Road, Trellech, Monmouthshire EVAL (year : 1998)
E005212 : Land at The Barton, Trellech (year : 2004)
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