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Name: Stable floor - Abbey Stables, Reading Abbey, Berkshire
HER Number: 01022.11.300
Record Type: Monument

Grid Reference: SU 718 734
Administrative Area/Parish:Reading, Reading, Berkshire
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Summary

The floor of the stable included a clay dump as a form of damp proofing, and post pads to hold pillars from the roof.

Monument Type(s):

  • FLOOR (Medieval - 1101 AD to 1300 AD)

Description

Floor of stable found during excavation. It included a clay dump as a form of damp proofing, and post pads to hold pillars from the roof, at 3m intervals <1>.


<1> Trust for Wessex Archaeology, 1985, Reading Library, An illustrated History of the site (Bibliographic reference). SRD6881.

Sources

<1>Trust for Wessex Archaeology. 1985. Reading Library, An illustrated History of the site. [Bibliographic reference / SRD6881]

Designations

  • Scheduled Monument 1007932: Reading Abbey: a Cluniac and Benedictine monastery and Civil War earthwork.

Associated Events:

ERM1241Site of Reading Abbey Stables

Associated Monuments

MRD1391Building - Abbey Stables at Reading Library, Reading (Monument)

Associated Finds:

  • None