Information for record number MWA12904:
Wooden Piles found 100m north west of Barford Bridge

Summary Five wooden piles discovered during works for construction of Barford Bypass. Possible associated with a fish weir or bank revetment, they remain undated.
What Is It?  
Type: Pile, Fish Weir?, Revetment?
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Barford
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 26 61
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A group of five wooden piles were recovered from the north bank of the Avon from works relating to the construction of the Barford Bypass in 2006/7. Two of the piles had dendrochronological analysis carried out but failed to give a date. The piles have been suggested as part of a possible fish weir or bank revetment.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Archaeological Report
Title: 8000 Years at Barford: The Archaeology of the A429 Barford Bypass, Warwickshire, 2005-7
Author/originator: Palmer S C
Date: 2010
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Word or Phrase
monument FISH WEIR * A fence or row of stakes, often with nets attached forming an enclosure within a river or harbour and used for catching, or holding, fish. back
monument PILE * Component: Use wider site type where known. back
monument REVETMENT * A wall or masonry construction built for the purpose of retaining or supporting a bank of earth, wall, rampart etc. back
monument WORKS * Usually a complex of buildings for the processing of raw materials. Use specific type where known. back

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