Possible town ditch, Darlington (Darlington)
The ditch for a suggested earthwork Anglo-Saxon 'burgh' at Darlington. The outline of the earthwork appears to be based on the street plan.
Excavation in 1912, by E. Wooler, did however expose a ditch 8 feet deep and 16 feet wide at the bottom.
Further excavation in 2009 in the Feethams area located a similar feature.
|Historical period:||Early Medieval (410 to 1066)|
|Event(s):||Archaeological evaluation: Feethams, Darlington 2009; Archaeological Services Durham University|
Archaeological excavation: Feethams area 1912-13; E Wooler
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Source of Reference
Local History of Darlington
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