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Excavations at Chepstow 1973-1974 :

By: Shoesmith R ;

Price: £19.70

Publisher: Cambrian Archaeological Monographs No. 4: 1991

Seller ID: 21106

ISBN: 0947846026

Condition: New


ix + 174pp, 15 plates + 81 figs, laminated card, A4 new but with signs of shelf wear The medieval town of Chepstow, is located on the River Wye, close to its mouth near the Severn estuary. Excavations in 1973 and 1974 uncovered buildings associated with the Benedictine priory, including monastic living quarters and a 13th-century house as well as evidence from the Roman settlement, including cremation burials. The excavations help explain the topography and layout of the town, with its stone castle established in 1066 by the Normans and the gates and town walls. View more info