Keys to the Past

Golden Square (Berwick upon Tweed)

Archaeologists excavated this site in the centre of the medieval town of Berwick in 1999. A number of layers of remains were found. It was possible to date this site to the later medieval period by using the pottery found there which archaeologist already knew the date of from other sites.

Reference number:N2726
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, Golden Square, Berwick-upon-Tweed. Archaeological Evaluation 1999; LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL UNIT

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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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