A small excavation by AAAHS in 1969 revealed a stone wall, built partly over a stone-lined well. The trench was 8 feet (about 2.4 metres) square. Medieval pottery, dating to the 12th and 13th centuries, was also found.
Published Reference: R.A. Rutland and J.A. Greenaway, 'Archaeological Notes from Reading Museum', Berkshire Archaeological Journal 65 (1970), 58.