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Historic Environment Record

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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00505g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Portskewett
Unitary authority : Monmouthshire
NGR : ST49848806
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Earthwork
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
Overgrown & mutilated mound with average measurements of 14 x 8m & height of 1m. None of the banks show a stone content & there are no visible wall footings.

Description :
Overgrown & mutilated mound with average measurements of 14 x 8m & height of 1m. None of the banks show a stone content & there are no visible wall footings.

Watching brief on laying of power cables discovered a number of pieces of medieval pottery and roman Black burnished ware and an unmortared sandstone wall extending in an east/west direction to the south of St.Mary's Church

Sources :
Dunning, R and Howell, J , 2005 , Waterfronts in southeast Wales: Phase 2, Volume 2, gazetteer ( © GGAT)
Sell, S.H , 1996 , Archaeological Watching Brief: Harold's House, Portskewett
Wessex Archaeology , 2007 , Harold's House, Portskewett, Monmouthshire, South Wales: Archaeological Evaluation and Assessment of Results
05/MM Notes/Newport Mus/Downman EA/1910//plan
04/PM List//Min of Works/1953/List of Anc Mons/p138
03/PM Desc Text//Wood JG/1922/Manors of Tintern Parva & Trellech/p24
06/MM Record Card/OS//1957/ST 48 NE 23/
01/PM Desc Text//Bradney JA/1929/Hist of Monm/V4 pt1 p99
02/PM Desc Text///1931/Trans Bristol & Gloucester Arch Soc/V36 p187
08/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
GGAT assessment Harold's House Portskewett
09/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2006/ Copy in further information file

Events :
E004332 : Harold's House, Portskewett WB (year : 1996)
E003901 : DBA at Church Farm, Caldicot (year : 1993)
E000058 : Harold's House, Portskewett Evaluation (year : 2007)
E000059 : Harold's House, Portskewett Landscape survey (year : 2007)
E000060 : Harold's House, Portskewett Geophysical survey (year : 2007)
E000061 : Harold's House, Portskewett Geoarchaeological survey (year : 2007)
E000062 : Harold's House, Portskewett Archaeological Investigtion (year : 2007)
E002552 : Harold's House, Portskewett WB (year : 2001)
E006034 : Harold's Field, Portskewett (year : 2005-2006)

Related PRNs : 94865

Compiled date : 02-02-1988

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