Stoneware tankard, 18th century, from rubbish pit. (c) AAAHS

Vineyard excavations

A small excavation was carried out in in 1970 the back garden of a house awaiting demolition.

A rubbish pit containing a large amount of 18th century china, and pottery was found, including a plate with the name ‘H. Day’ inscribed on it.

Published Reference: Abingdon and District Archaeological Society (197), Vineyard, CBA Group 9 Newsletter 1, 22