Old Oswestry – Geophysical Investigations 2021


This report describes the results of an archaeological geophysical investigation undertaken at the site of Old Oswestry Hillfort near Oswestry, Shropshire. The investigations were conducted by Archaeological Survey West LLP (ASW) and consisted of high resolution magnetic gradiometry undertaken within the interior of the enclosure. The objective of the survey was to identify features of potential archaeological interest. The results have identified extensive WW1 trenching, rectangular structures and possible ring gullies associated with Iron Age roundhouses.

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C M Matthews MRes BSc
Produced on behalf of The Oswestry Heritage Gateway Community Group

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