ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The site at Buckley’s Field lies within the general industrial area of Roman Middlewich, which developed along the fringes of King Street following the establishment of a military fort at Harbutt’s Field in around 70 AD. The site of the fort was identified in 1993 by geophysical survey (Figure 3), ruling out an earlier postulated site at Church Fields/Maidenhills (Waddelove … Continue reading ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND