Wirral Park

  • Glastonbury, Somerset.


Medieval linear earthwork and ditch, with the ditch measuring 8.2 ft wide and 12.5 ft deep. Post holes have been found on the site.

Finds include Romano-British and Saxon pottery sherds.


11th-12th C                   Dating from: Pottery sherds.

1126-1171                   Castle mentioned by Henry of Blois.

1924                             Excavated.

1969                             Excavated,

1971                             Site partially built over.

1971                             Excavated by Glastonbury Antiquarian Society and Department of the Environment.

1972                             Watching Brief.

1988                             Evaluated by Birmingham University Field Archaeological Unit.



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