Keys to the Past

Marygate medieval deposits (Berwick upon Tweed)

An area about 30m by 11m, on the Marygate street frontage, was excavated by archaeologists in 1999. A number of pits were found across the site and at least 45 were investigated. The largest pit measured 5m in diameter by 1.6m deep. Most of the pits seem

Reference number:N2701
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):EXCAVATION, Marygate 1999; Lancaster University Archaeological Unit

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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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