Pontefract Priory Excavations
By C. Vincent Bellamy



 

PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS xi
INTRODUCTION  
Brief History xiii
Previous Excavations xvii
The Present Excavations xviii
The Site xix
Summary of Main Results xix
Destination of Finds xxi
THE EXCAVATIONS  
The Main Cloister 2
The Eastern Range 5
The Southern Range 15
The Western Range 18
The Area West of the Church, and the West Front 24
The South Aisle 26
The South Transept and Early Chapels 33
The North Aisle 38
The Nave 46
The North Transept and Early Chapels 46
East End of the First Chrch 56
Area East of the First curch 63
The Lesser Cloister 68
The Infirmary Area 82
THE GROUND PLAN 90
BRIEF NOTES ON THE 1962 AND 1963 EXCAVATIONS 91
APPENDICES:  
(A) Building Materials, kinds of stone, possible sources, tiles, tile-patterns, masons' marks 101
(B) The pottery. (Report by Mrs. J. Le Patourel, with a contribution by Mr. J. G. Hurst) 106
(C) Window Glass 122
(D) Miscellaneous metal objects 124
(E) Objects of wood bone, etc. 125
(F) Coins and Jettons 125
(G) Coffins and Interments 127
(H) Animal Remains. (Report by Dr. M. L. Ryders) 132
INDEX 137

 

With a Supplement containing maps etc.