Monument record 0579600000 - AMERDEN LANE WEST

Summary

Possible Bronze Age midden containing burnt and struck flint and pottery, found during evaluation trial trenching at Amerden Lane West

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MIDDEN (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)

Description

Dimensions - Width 0005 Length 0005 m
SMALL PREHISTORIC SITE CENTRED ON TRENCH D22: A SMALL DEPOSIT INTERPRETED AS A MIDDEN WITH BRONZE AGE (?) POTTERY, BURNT & STRUCK FLINT IN A LAYER 10CM THICK, BURIED BY C.30CM OF COLLUVIUM WITH ROMAN POTTERY. OTHER POSSIBLE FEATURES FOUND IN ADJACENT TRENCH D49 (B1).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC23793 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Service. 1991. Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme: Archaeological Evaluation Stage 3 1991. p7, Figs 5a-c.
  • <2>SBC19200 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeological Unit. 1997. Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme Post-Ex Assessment and Updated Project Design: Amerden Lane West (Taplow).

Location

Grid reference SU 9066 8105 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish TAPLOW, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (4)

  • SHERD (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
  • BURNT FLINT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 701 BC?)
  • SHERD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 701 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching, test pitting and auger surveys (EBC10294)
  • Event - Intervention: Excavations along the line of the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Eleviation Scheme (EBC16348)
  • Event - Intervention: Investigations for Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme (EBC16358)

Record last edited

Jul 20 2011 4:20PM

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