Archaeological Observation, Somerset
Instructed by Ellis & Co on behalf of the English Heritage Trust we monitored groundworks for a timber-framed pavilion at Cleeve Abbey Somerset to safeguard a 13th -century tiled pavement regarded as being of European significance.
- Scheduled Ancient Monument, Grade 1 Listed Building
- 12th century abbey with 13th century tiled pavement of European significance
- Evidence of late medieval pottery and glazed roof tile
Cleeve Abbey is a Scheduled Ancient Monument founded in 1198 and the pavement represents a survival of the 13th -century Refectory building.
Late medieval pottery was recovered together with glazed roof tile and oyster shell.
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Archaeological Planning Condition Discharged