Information for record number MWA3392:
Well at The Royal Hotel, Sheep Street, Rugby

Summary The site of a well which dated to the Imperial period. It was found at The Royal Hotel in Sheep Street, Rugby. Finds recovered from the well included fragments of glass, pottery and clay pipe.
What Is It?  
Type: Well, Site
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Rugby
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 50 75
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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Source Number  

1 Shown in plan of 1959. Inside a pub which is in normal use. Various finds are in Warwick Museum, these included: 15 pottery and glass sherds; 14 window glass fragments; 11 clay pipe fragments; 15 bone pieces; 6 bottle glass fragments; 3 iron nails; three wooden pieces; 5 bronze bits; 1 fabric covered bronze ring; 1 iron/ tin whistle; one stone fragment; 1 stone and plaster fragment.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Plan
Title: Survey of Well at Sheep Street, Rugby.
Date: 1959
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: Acc No. 151/1959/A
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument HOTEL * A large building used for the accommodation of paying travellers and guests. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument STONE * Use only where stone is natural or where there is no indication of function. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument WELL * A shaft or pit dug in the ground over a supply of spring-water. back
monument MUSEUM * A building, group of buildings or space within a building, where objects of value such as works of art, antiquities, scientific specimens, or other artefacts are housed and displayed. back

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