Find Spot record 0575500000 - FARNHAM COURT,FARNHAM ROYAL

Summary

Bronze or Iron Age cinerary urn found in the early twentieth century in a gravel pit in Farnham Court

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

'IN 1926 A CINERARY URN OF COARSE POTTERY WAS UNEARTHED BY WORKMEN IN A GRAVEL PIT AT FARNHAM COURT & DATED BY THE BRITISH MUSEUM AS 500BC, A FACT WHICH SUGGESTS THERE WAS PROBABLY AN IRON AGE HOMESTEAD HERE' (BI1). 'GRAVEL PIT' ON OS MAPS ADJACENT TO FARNHAM COURT. NGR TO THIS (BI2)

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC17008 Bibliographic reference: WOODWARD B P 1974 FARNHAM ROYAL CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL 1874-1974 P5 (DETAILS CONFIRMED BY REV T ST.
  • <2>SBC12093 Map: PIKE A R FROM OS 1876 1:2500 MAP.

Location

Grid reference SU 96050 82750 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish FARNHAM ROYAL, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • CINERARY URN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11997)

Record last edited

May 16 1991 12:00AM

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