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Name: Holy Brook revetment - Reading Library site, Reading, Berkshire
HER Number: 01022.20.400
Record Type: Monument

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

A revetment on the Holy Brook of post and plank construction built by 1600 and associated with a rise in the water level.

Monument Type(s):

  • REVETMENT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1600 AD)

Description

The fourth holy brook revetment built by 1600. It is of post and plank construction. It is contemporary with the rebuilding of the abbey stables and associated with a rise in the water level.


<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