Information for record number MWA4584:
Quarry at Grove Farm, Bishops Tachbrook

Summary The site of a marl pit, from which a mixture of clay and carbonate of lime would have been extracted, of unknown date. It is situated 600m north of Tatchbrook Mallory.
What Is It?  
Type: Marl Pit
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Bishops Tachbrook
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 31 62
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Marl pit identified during field survey.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Marl pit, Bishops Tachbrook
Author/originator: Fowler R
Date: 1984
Page Number:
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Word or Phrase
technique Field Survey The term ‘field survey’ is used to describe all work that does not disturb archaeological deposits below the ground through an excavation. Field survey techniques involve recording measurements that help archaeologists draw plans or diagrams of archaeological features. There are a variety of different field survey techniques, including geophysical survey, building recording survey, field walking survey, landscape survey and earthwork survey. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument MARL PIT * A pit from which marl, a mixture of clay and carbonate of lime, is excavated. Marl is used as a fertilizer. back

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