Monument details

HER Number:1769
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Beeston Castle - Lower Green

Summary

Excavations on the Lower Green of Beeston Castle, below the outer medieval defences in advance of building a garage. A cobbled surface was uncovered which produced Romano-British & occasional prehistoric pottery sherds. A few sherds of Romano-British pottery were also found on removing the cobbles. The cobbled surface was of rough construction consistent with either an agricultural or a domestic yard or a road surface-possibly on the site of early route


Parish:BEESTON, CHESTER, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • METALLED AREA (Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1900 AD)
  • ROAD (Road-minor, Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1900 AD (?))
  • YARD (Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1900 AD (?))
Protected Status:Conservation Area 117: Beeston; Scheduled Monument 1007900: Beeston Castle; Medieval Enclosure Castle And Site Of Late Prehistoric Hillfort



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