Find Spot record 0593500000 - N OF DRAYTON PARSLOW CHURCH


Late prehistoric flintwork and Saxon to post-medieval pottery found in evaluation test pitting.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)


Evaluation of allotments adjacent to parish church (being sold for development). 10 test pits were dug. No features were located except for a possible modern pit. 4 worked flints and 4 unworked burnt flints, 5 mid-late Saxon, 1 early Medieval, 4 Medieval & 104 post-medieval sherds found. Did church have a Saxon precursor? See report (B1).
Watching brief carried out 1996 - 2 probable post-med features observed and irregular geology noted (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC11450 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeological Unit. 1993. HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, DRAYTON PARSLOW: ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVALUATION.
  • <2>SBC19236 Unpublished document: M. Farley. 1996. Adjacent Holy Trinity Church, Drayton Parslow.


Grid reference Centred SP 8371 2847 (82m by 61m)
Civil Parish DRAYTON PARSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (5)

  • BURNT FLINT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • BLADE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • SHERD (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD to 1798 AD)
  • SHERD (8th Century to 15th Century - 700 AD to 1499 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation test pitting (Ref: DPHCH 93) (EBC14107)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (EBC15777)

Record last edited

Jun 21 2023 7:47PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any questions or more information about this record? Please feel free to comment below with your name and email address. All comments are submitted to the Heritage Portal maintainers for moderation, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible. Comments, questions and answers that may be helpful to other users will be retained and displayed along with the name you supply. The email address you supply will never be displayed or shared.