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HER Number:MDV114749
Name:Artefact scatter at 11 Leechwell Street, Totnes


Archaeological monitoring and recording at 11 Leechwell Street produced a large number of ceramics.


Grid Reference:SX 800 602
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Early Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Bampton, J., 07/12/2015, Low carbon dwelling at 11 Leechwell Street, Totnes (Report - Evaluation). SDV359493.

During the watching brief, a large number and variety of ceramics were recovered from the topsoil (103 sherds) and subsoil (32 sherds) particularly in the north half of the site. These finds included medieval and post-medieval Totnes-type wares, modern and other stonewares including 16th/17th century Frechen stoneware, 18th century Notts. and Bristol/Staffordshire ware, black basalt wares, Chinese porcelain, industrial red wares, WRE and 20th century flower pot. As well as animal bone-, glass-, clay pipe-, oyster shell-, brick- and slate fragments and, an iron nail and lead fragment.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74080 ]
SDV359493Report - Evaluation: Bampton, J.. 07/12/2015. Low carbon dwelling at 11 Leechwell Street, Totnes. Southwest Archaeology. TLW15C. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV6181 - ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • FDV6183 - CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Undated)
  • FDV6186 - NAIL (Undated)
  • FDV6184 - OYSTER SHELL (Undated)
  • FDV6185 - RUBBLE (Undated)
  • FDV6182 - SHERD (Undated)
  • FDV6180 - SHERD (Early Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2013 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV6932 - Evaluation at 11 Leechwell Street, Totnes (Ref: TLW15C)

Date Last Edited:Sep 28 2018 2:40PM