Monument record 0562505000 - E of Coldharbour Farm


Neolithic pit discovered during excavations in 1996

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • PIT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)


Small Neolithic pit, containing pottery, struck flint and an amber bead, apparently contemporary with a period of tree clearance also fragments of animal bone (cow, roe deer), charcoal and carbonised hazelnut shells suggesting seasonal site use (B3-4).

Sources (2)

  • <3>SBC19297 Article in serial: Bonner D and Parkhouse J. 1997. Investigations at the Prehistoric site at Coldharbour Farm, Aylesbury.
  • <4>SBC19298 Article in serial: Parkhouse J. 1997. Coldharbour Farm, Aylesbury in South Midlands Archaeology 27.


Grid reference SP 8060 1365 (point)
Civil Parish HARTWELL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (6)

  • VESSEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BLADE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PLANT MACRO REMAINS (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Excavation Coldharbour Farm (EBC15832)

Record last edited

Jan 3 2008 1:42PM

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