Monument record 0672300000 - Ellen Road, Aylesbury

Summary

Features and finds indicating medieval and post medieval agricultural activity found in evaluation trial trenching

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (3)

  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)
  • FARM BUILDING (Demolished by early 1950s?, 19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • POND (19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1899 AD?)

Description

1948 RAF vertical APs show traces of relict ridge and furrow over most of the evaluation area, comprising two main blocks separated by a headland, still faintly visible on the ground in April 1997. A large number of furrows were visible as cut features in trial trenches. Medieval and later pottery, tile and other finds were mainly recovered from topsoil/subsoil and from the fills of the medieval furrows. A farm building within a small enclosure shown at SP80851290 on the first edition 6inch OS map of 1884 appeared to have been demolished by the early 1950s and was identified as demolition layers in trench 10. A pond 80m SE of the farm building was also shown on the first edition OS map but was dry in April 1997 (B1). NGR to C19 building.

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC19061 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1997. An Archaeological Evaluation at Ellen Road, Aylesbury.

Location

Grid reference SP 8085 1290 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (5)

  • SHERD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (13th Century - 1200 AD to 1299 AD)
  • SHERD (Post-Medieval to 19th Century - 1540 AD to 1899 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (17th Century to 19th Century - 1600 AD to 1899 AD?)
  • TILE (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1798 AD?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching (EBC16062)

Record last edited

Mar 15 2012 1:42PM

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