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Name: Revetments on Holybrook dated from 1380 - 1420 at Reading Library site, Reading, Berkshire
HER Number: 01022.20.300
Record Type: Monument

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

Revetments on the Holy Brook, constructed between 1380 and 1420 and constructed of oak posts with planks nailed behind.

Monument Type(s):

Description

The third of 4 successive revetments of the Holy Brook. Constructed between 1380 and 1420. Was constructed of oak posts with planks nailed behind <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:

  • None
  • Associated Monuments

    MRD4249The Holy Brook - Abbey Stables, Reading Abbey (Monument)

    Associated Finds:

  • None