Monument record 0417205000 - FIELD SW OF MORETON FARM


Two oval depressions interpreted as former extraction pits of uncertain date recorded in field and geophysical survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT? (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1798 AD?)


Two oval depresssions 30-40m across and 1m deep identified during field survey carried out by Network Archaeology in July 2001 in advance of forestry planting. Depressions did not register as anomalies during subsequent geophysical survey. Interpreted as possible extraction pits or may be part of extension of southern moat for Moreton Manor (B5).

Sources (1)

  • <5>SBC19105 Unpublished document: Network Archaeology. 2001. Proposed Forestry Planting, Ford, Aylesbury: Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Survey and Geophysical Survey.


Grid reference SP 78645 09355 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish DINTON-WITH-FORD AND UPTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Field survey and geophysical survey of proposed forestry planting at Ford (EBC16196)

Record last edited

Mar 30 2009 2:11PM

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