Monument details

HER Number:435/0/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Wilderspool Roman Site-Brewery Site

Summary

Excavations in the 1960s on the Brewery site, partly overlapping area excavated by May 1895-1905 which he identified as roman defences. There were three phases of occupation in 2nd century AD, characterised by timber structures associated with industrial activity. Trenches were also dug to try and identify the supposed defences but no evidence was found.


Parish:WARRINGTON, WARRINGTON

Monument Types

  • COURTYARD ( 2 of, Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLOOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HEARTH (Smithing hearth some (1-100), Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING SITE (Metal working, Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRUCTURE ( some (1-100), Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WORKSHOP ( some (1-100), Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1006769: Roman Settlement At Wilderspool

Related records

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