NWAG Projects and Activities Record

 

A summary of projects and activities in which NWAG has been involved since its inception.

Record of NWAG Projects & Activities 2008 ~ 2018

 

YEAR

TITLE

LOCATION

BRIEF SUMMARY

2008

Oliver’s Mound

Shrawley

Started by Shrawley History Soc. Finished by NWAG

2009

Forge Mill

Astley

Continuation of previous digs by other groups ~ Discovered  two new wheel pits

Annually  since 2010

NWAG Display

Worcester    University

NWAG Display @ Worcester University Archaeology Day School (now called Worcestershire Archaeology Day)

2010

Winnall Mill

Ombersley

On going excavations of site originally introduced by the late D.Parker

2010

Shakespeare’s House   site

Stratford Upon    Avon

Assisting B’ham University & Shakespeare Trust with site excavations

2011

Coopers Mill

Dowel’s Brook
Bewdley

Joint venture with Midland Mills Group investigating watermill remains for Natural England

2011

Guildhall

Worcester

NWAG Display during CBA week

2011

Cherry Orchard

Little Witley

Search for ancient village origins

2012

Heads Mill

Shrawley

Discovered remains of early watermill & pack horse bridge.

2012

Knowles Mill
National Trust

Dowles Brook
Bewdley

Assisted Birmingham Archaeology ~ Further work by NWAG

2012

Holyoaks Farm

Redditch

Investigated ancient wall prior to drive works

2012

Witley Church
Mort Stone

Great Witley

Uncovering the stone ~ later with WYAC assistance

2012

Turn Mill Master’s House

Ombersley

Joint venture with WYAC excavations

2013

Steam Lodges

Bewdley

WAAS Project with Birmingham Archaeology ~ Stream Walking to find Steam Lodges

2013

Hanbury Hall

Hanbury

Visit ~ National Trust promotion

2013

Hawford Dovercote

Hawford

Visit ~  National Trust promotion

2013

Wichenford Dovecote

Wichenford

Visit ~ National Trust promotion

2013

Timberlake Castle

Bayton

Survey of moated Castle site

2013

Bishop’s Palace

Hartlebury

Joint venture with SWAG and WYAC excavations

2013

The Minster site

Kidderminster

Assisting WAAS searching for Minster site

2013

Market Place

Bromsgrove

Assisting WAAS excavating Market Place site

2014

Lower Colliers Farm

Bayton

Field-walk ~ collecting worked flints

2014

Shrawley Woods         Pollards

Shrawley

Recording pollarded small leaf lime  ~ NWAG Study

2014 & 15

Winnall Mill

Ombersley

NWAG Open Day

2015

Wichenford  Field

Wichenford

Joint venture field-walk with Wichenford Local Heritage Group
 discovering Roman pot sherds ,

2015

Top Barn

Holt Heath

Assisting Eric Steer ~ working clay for kiln pots

2015

Shotgrove Fish Ponds

Shrawley

Investigating medieval fish ponds & rabbit warrens

2015

Brockhampton

Bringsty,             Bromyard

Assisting archaeologists investigating possible ancient village site

2016

Tomkins Farm Tollgate

Martley

Joint venture with Wichenford Local  Heritage Group   recording the re-erected 19c tollgate originally positioned on the A4204 near Laughern Farm

2016

Lower Dick Brook Locks

Astley

Inspecting lock remains & establishing water levels with closed
gates ~ NWAG Study & PowerPoint

2016

Lower Dick Brook Valley

Astley

Stratascan Magnetometry Survey of historic industrial activity

2017

Martley Poor House site

Martley

Field walk ~ collecting medieval sherds from mole hills

2017

Kenswick Field Survey

Kenswick

Joint venture NWAG , Wichenford Heritage & B’ham Uni Field Walk & Electronic Resistance Survey ~ see B’Ham Uni Report

2017

Shrawley wood possible
 Mill Site

Dick Brook     Shrawley

Field walk ~ investigating  probable watermill & leat site on Forestry Commission land ~ Recording tree positions & variety

2017

Worralls Mill

 

Investigating stone structure in mill stream bed for owner

20 17

Winnall Mill Open Days

Ombersley

Exhibition of NWAG excavations and mill site tours in conjunction with CBA Archaeology fortnight

Aug 2018

Cob House

Wichenford

& NWAG Exhibition & promotion weekend

Various

Winnall Mill

Ombersley

Tours of Mill site ~ Private bookings incl. SWAG

 

  • Disclaimer ~ NWAG cannot be responsible for the accuracy of any part of any Report or Record listed.

 

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