Berkhamsted Castle | Archaeological excavations

Berkhamsted Castle

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1962: Archaeological excavations

Archaeological excavations are carried out at the SE tower of Berkhamsted Castle in 1962 and again in 1967, revealing the construction techniques of the flint curtain wall and tower. Items of pottery dated c 1250 are excavated is from a pit inside the tower. An English Heritage report of the findings describes Berkhamsted Castle as a “high-status residence” with a deer park and an administrative centre for its estates.

 
 

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