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Archaeology, the Castle Ditch

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
1. Archaeology, the Castle Ditch Marker
Inscription.
Oxford Preservation Trust
Archaeology,
the Castle Ditch
and its skeletons
In 2003 excavations uncovered the Castle Ditch
part of the defences of the Norman Castle.
64 human skeletons were found buried here,
many dating from the late 16th century.

 
Erected by The Oxford Preservation Trust.
 
Location. 51° 45.117′ N, 1° 15.756′ W. Marker is in Oxford, England, in Oxfordshire. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Road and Oxford Castle, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Oxford Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford, England OX1 1ND, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Motte and Bailey (here, next to this marker); Prison Governor’s House (here, next to this marker); The Perimeter Wall (a few steps from this marker); Vaulted Well Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison Debtors’ Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Old County Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison D Wing (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .
Archaeology, the Castle Ditch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
2. Archaeology, the Castle Ditch Marker

1. Oxford Castle & Prison. (Submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Oxford Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Archaeology, the Castle Ditch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
3. Archaeology, the Castle Ditch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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