Monument record 0104700000 - Church Farm, Bierton


Neolithic to Bronze Age barrow and settlement remains of Bronze Age, Iron Age, Saxon and medieval date found by evaluation trial trenching and subsequent excavation

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Undated human burials found in 19th century
  • SHINE: Possible Bronze Age cemetery at Church Farm, suggested by excavated barrow and earlier finds


Type and Period (4)

  • SETTLEMENT? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SETTLEMENT? (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)


Settlement remains of Bronze Age, Iron Age, Saxon and Medieval date and remains of Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barrow found during evaluation trial trenching carried out by Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service in January 1996 and subsequent excavation carried out by Tempus Reparatum in April - June 1996, in advance of housing development (B9-10,B12).

Sources (14)

  • <1>SBC13314 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1874 4 P224.
  • <2>SBC903 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
  • <3>SBC9971 Unpublished document: NOTE BY J L LOWNDES.
  • <4>SBC11292 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD (NOT RETAINED).
  • <5>SBC6882 Bibliographic reference: JULIAN BARRETT,GLASGOW UNIVERSITY,NOV 1981(SEE LET TER FILED).
  • <6>SBC903 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
  • <7>SBC4769 Verbal communication: Mike Farley. FARLEY M E.
  • <8>SBC5010 Verbal communication: Mike Farley (BCM). 1976. FARLEY M E FROM KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BUCKS 1883, 1887, 1903 & FIELD VISIT.
  • <10>SBC12458 Unpublished document: Rebecca Roseff (BCMAS). 1996. R ROSEFF 1996 CHURCH FARM, BIERTON, BUCKS: ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVALUATION.
  • <11>SBC5536 Bibliographic reference: G WAINWRIGHT 1979. GUSSAGE ALL SAINTS: AN IRON AGE SETTLEMENT IN DORSET. HMSO. PP125-149.
  • <12>SBC19083 Unpublished document: Tempus Reparatum. 1996. An Interim Statement on the Archaeological Excavations at Church Farm, Bierton, Aylesbury, Bucks..
  • <13>SBC19689 Unpublished document: Amanda Borg. 1997. Report on the Beaker from Church Farm, Bierton.
  • <14>SBC20461 Bibliographic reference: William Page (ed). 1908. A History of Buckinghamshire (Victoria County History) Volume II. Volume 2. p4.


Grid reference Centred SP 83507 15309 (110m by 148m)
Civil Parish BIERTON WITH BROUGHTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (11)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching (EBC16056)
  • Event - Intervention: Excavation (EBC16057)

Record last edited

Jun 6 2022 5:59PM

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