Before work started plans were developed with Nottinghamshire County Council and Historic England to deal with any archaeological finds.He said an archaeologist has been overseeing the works at Queens Road and they had carefully planned the project to have the lowest level of disturbance to anything that might be of historical interest and to make sure that any finds were handled in the most appropriate way."We stopped all work to allow the archaeologists in and they were able to tell us that the finds from the ditch include 17th Century salt glazed pottery and a single piece of lead shot either from a pistol or carbine," he said."Hopefully the more we uncover the more evidence will be revealed about this crucial period in the town's history."Severn Trent is currently working in Newark to overhaul the waste and water network for the town.

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Engineer Mr Nick Wallace said that when they planned the project they were very much aware of the rich history of Newark that lies beneath the ground and that their work might reveal key information."The evidence of the ditch was found in a shaft that is being dug to allow us to replace the sewers and this has also shown the line in which the defensive wall would have run," he said.

England Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Parishes Guide to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records. Mary Magdalene), a borough, market-town, and parish, having exclusive jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the S. Additional information: Newark-on-Trent (generally shortened to Newark) St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish and market town; the parish boundary includes Sconce Hill and Greenfield.

There are places of worship for General and Particular Baptists; Independents; Calvinistic, Primitive, and Wesleyan Methodists; and Roman Catholics: the chapel of the Roman Catholics, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was completed in July 1837.- Encouraging active networking and enterprise creation within a business friendly enviroment across the private and public sectors.- Establishing a long-term vision for the town and a broad consensus to deliver it. The town does not appear to have been incorporated before the 3rd of Edward VI.The church history is available at Newark St Mary Magdalene The Church of St Mary Magdalene has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building See also Newark-on-Trent Wikipedia and Church of St Mary Magdalene Newark Wikipedia From this parish the district church of Newark on Trent Christ Church, Nottinghamshire was formed in 1847 to minister to the growing development of the southern part of the town.The trench was part of a massive network of fortifications which by 1645 kept at bay a vast Parliamentarian and Scots army numbering 16,000.