Monument record 0579700000 - AMERDEN LANE EAST: Site 1


A hollow containing a layer of burnt flint and ocassional sherds of pottery and struck flints was excavated at Amerden Lane East

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • HOLLOW (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)


Trial trenching in the Amerden Lane East area produced three concentrations of features or sites. Site 1 (centred on trench D57) was a hollow containing burnt flint and occasional prehistoric sherds and struck flints. The layer possibly covers an area 12m x 12m,and with other finds in nearby trenches it suggests that the site is probably 30m x 30m. Site 2 centred on trench D67 comprises of a dense layer of burnt flint. The layer also contained sherds, struck flints and fragments of fired clay probably of Bronze Age date. Between these two sites a thrid possible site was uncovered comprising of a small burnt flint-filled feature with one probable and one possible pit (B1).

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC23793 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Service. 1991. Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme: Archaeological Evaluation Stage 3 1991. pp7-8, Figs 5a-c.


Grid reference SU 90900 80790 (point)
Civil Parish TAPLOW, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (3)

  • BURNT FLINT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SHERD (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching, test pitting and auger surveys (EBC10294)
  • Event - Intervention: Investigations for Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme (EBC16358)

Record last edited

Jul 20 2011 4:15PM

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