LHG Bibliography: Archaeology

Allen, Michael J., Beaker and Early Bronze Age activity, and a possible Beaker valley entrenchment, in Cuckoo Bottom, near Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2005, 143, 35-45. [Abstract] [PDF 930Kb]

Allen, Michael J.; with Macphail, Richard; Ede, Joy, Beaker occupation and development of the downland landscape at Ashcombe Bottom, near Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2005, 143, 7-33. [Abstract][PDF 2690Kb]

Allen, M.J., A possible barrow at Lewes, TQ 40791047, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1986, 124, 252-254.
Gundreda Road site

Allen, Michael J., The prehistoric land-use and human ecology of the Malling-Caburn Downs: two late neolithic/early Bronze age sites beneath colluvial sequences, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1995, 133, 19-43.

Barber, Luke; Sibun, Lucy, The medieval hospital of St. Nicholas, Lewes, East Sussex: excavations 1994, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2010, 148, 79-109.

Bedwin, Owen, The excavation of a Romano-British  site at Ranscombe Hill, South Malling, East Sussex, 1976, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1978, 116, 241-255.

Blaker, Reginald; de St. Croix, W, St Pancras Priory, Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1871, 23, 325-327.
Discovery of a subterraneous chamber and passages. [Full text of article]

Bleach, John, A Romano-British (?) barrow cemetary and the origins of Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1997, 135, 131-142. Includes:
Coates, Richard, Appendix A: The name of Lewes, 141-142.

Boyson, Ambrose P., On some encaustic tiles and other objects recently discovered at Lewes Priory, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1900, 43, 214-219.
Includes tiles dated c. 1250, Norman shaft fragments (see SAC, 1853, 6, 259), iron shots and bronze bell. [Full text of article]

Brossler, Adam;  Pope, Matthew;  Preston, Jamie, Results of archaeological and built heritage investigations along the A27 Southerham to Beddingham and Glynde junction improvements, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2009, 147, 211-224.
Covers Railway Cottages at Southerham Crossing.

Butler, Chris, The excavation of a Bronze Age round barrow at Round-the-Down near Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1995, 133, 7-18.

Cherry, John, A silver ring brooch from Cliffe Hill, Lewes [Archaeological note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1981, 119, 221-222.

Clarke, Somers Jr, Some supplementary notes on the Castle of Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1886, 34, 69-70.
Briefly describes excavations in the keep, 1884.
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Clayton, C.E., Portions of old walls found at Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1892, 38, 200-201.
Supposed traces of St Andrew’s Church, Lewes, found in Pelham House garden by St. Andrew’s Lane. [Full text of article]

Coates, Richard, The medieval French brooch inscription from Cliffe Hill [Historical Note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1983, 121, 213.
Anglo-Norman inscription on a love token. Relates to Cherry, SAC, 1981, 119.

Drewett, Peter L., Excavation at Lewes Castle, East Sussex 1985-1988, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1992, 130, 69-106.

The Editor, Archaeological discovery at “Cuckoo Bottom”, Lewes. Quote of a newspaper item by C.T. Phillips, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1888, 36, 243.
Short piece on Celtic cinerary urns in Sussex Archaeological Museum.
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Figg, William, On “The Lantern” in the Cluniac Priory of St Pancras, Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1854, 7, 151-158.
With woodcuts. [Full text of article]

Figg, W., On the marble effigy of a knight, and on an ancient earthen vessel in the form of a knight, found at Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1848, 1, 43-45.
With woodcuts.
[Full text of article]

Freke, D.J., Excavations in Friar’s Walk, Lewes, 1976, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1978, 116, 179-197.

Freke, D.J., Excavations in Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1975, 113,  66-84.
Brook Street, Lancaster Street

Freke, D.J., Further excavations in Lewes, 1975, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1976, 114, 176-193.
Covers the East side of North Street.

Gardiner, Mark; Russell, Miles; Gregory, David, Excavations at Lewes Friary 1985-6 and 1988-9, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1996, 134, 71-123.

Holden, E.W., The possible remains of a Neolithic causewayed camp on Offham Hill, Hamsey, near Lewes, TQ 3988175 [Short note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1973, 111, 109-110.

Hope, W.H. St John, The architectural history of the Cluniac Priory of St Pancras at Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1886, 34, 71-106.
Includes conjectural section from North to South through transcepts and dormitories, ground plan of the priory.  Two sections: the church, and the conventual buildings with four Latin charters from foundation to the grant of the site from Henry VIII to Thomas Cromwell.
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Hope, W.H. St John, The Cluniac Priory of St Pancras at Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1906, 49, 66-88.
Includes the monastic infirmary excavations 1900-1902, and correspondence between Giovanni Portinari and Thomas Cromwell. [Full text of article]

Locke, Anne, Excavations at Clothkits Warehouse extension, Brooman’s Lane, Lewes, by C.E. Knight-Farr, 1978, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2001, 139, 227-234.
Discovery of pottery of Saxon and medieval periods suggesting continuous occupation of the area at least from the 11th-12th centuries through to the present day.

Lower, Mark Antony; Chapman, Robert, The antiquities preserved in the Museum of Lewes Castle, catalogued and described, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1866, 18, 60-73.
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O’Shea, E.W., Further finds from Lewes excavations, 1974-1976 [Archaeological note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1980, 118, 369-373.
North Street, Friars Walk. Finds of pottery unique to Lewes.

Page, Tony Brian, Excavations at Edward Street, Lewes, 1971 [Short note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1973, 111, 113-114.
Site of the Co-operative Society Dairy. Furnaces found indicate industrial activity.

Page, A.B., The lip of the Brack Mount Ditch, Lewes [Short note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1972, 110, 123-124.
No. 4 Castle Banks.

Phillips, C.T., Archaeological discovery at Southover, Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1890, 37, 194-195.
Skeletons indicating the site of Lewes Priory cemetery north and east of the Priory. [Full text of article]

Phillips, C.T., Notes on old Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1896, 40, 272.
Roman (or Romano-British) glass unguentum and Henry V gold quarter noble (1413-22). [Full text of article]

Phillips, Charles T., Relics from St Pancras’ Priory, Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1892, 38, 205.
Finds from 1853-1854. [Full text of article]

Phillips, C.T., Relics of ancient Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1892, 38, 225.
Excavations for the new town hall on Star Hotel site reveals stonework from Lewes Priory. [Full text of article]

Phillips, C.T., Relics of medieval Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1892, 38, 224.
Medieval finds next to The White Hart Hotel (Unicorn Inn) on Lewes High Street. [Full text of article]

Phillips, C.T., Relics of the Church of St Peter Westout, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1894, 39, 216.
Brief piece on large worked stones from St Peter’s in Rotten Row. [Full text of article]

Rudling, David R., The archaeology of Lewes: some recent research, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1983, 121, 45-77.
Covers Brooman’s Lane, Lewes Castle, Grey Friars, Barbican House, Lewes Priory Mount, Anne of Cleves House

Rudling, David, Excavations at Cliffe, Lewes, 1987 and 1988, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1991, 129, 165-181.

Rudling, David, A trial excavation in Castle Ditch Lane, Lewes, East Sussex [Archaeological note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1984, 122, 222.

Russell, Miles, Excavations in Friars Walk, Lewes, 1989, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1990, 128, 141-156.

Spurrell, F., Architectural relics of Lewes Priory, with an introduction, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1853, 6, 253-264.
With lithographs, woodcut. [Full text of article]

Sussex Archaeological Society, Centenary [volume] 1846-1946, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 85, 1946, 1-157.

Volume devoted to articles on the history of the Sussex Archaeological Society and its various collections.

Thomas, Gabor, An archaeological discovery on Brack Mount, Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2001, 139, 224-227.
Discovery of a well or cistern.

Thurlby, Malcolm, A twelfth-century figure fragment from Lewes Priory [Archaeological note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1982, 120, 215-222.