Tyne and Wear HER(6649): Newcastle, St. Nicholas Square, medieval pottery, stone ball - Details
Newcastle, St. Nicholas Square, medieval pottery, stone ball
Pottery fragments with a dull green glaze, characteristic of medieval period c.1500, a leather sole and a stone ball (6 inches in diameter) were found during excavations of a trench on the north side of the Queen Victoria statue, 4 feet below the roadway surface. Donated to the Society of Antiquaries by the Post Office Engineering Department (per Mr H. Kitchen) in October 1925.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 4, I (1925), pp 9-10