Find Spot record 0593500000 - N OF DRAYTON PARSLOW CHURCH

Summary

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

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SBC11450 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeological Unit. 1993.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SBC19236 Unpublished document: M. Farley. 1996.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.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8371 2847 (80m by 60m) (Centred on)
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

Mar 8 2019 12:27PM

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