Monument record 0083400000 - S OF OAKEND COTTAGE: SITE I

Summary

Mesolithic occupation site found in excavation south of Oakend Cottage in advance of the construction of Chalfont St Peter bypass

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Mesolithic flint-working and occupation site, partly excavated during road works

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Type and Period (1)

  • OCCUPATION SITE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Description

1 OF 5 SITES EXCAVATED DURING BUILDING OF CHALFONT ST PETER BYPASS. MESOLITHIC WORKING FLOOR WITH WASTE FLAKES & OTHER FLINTS. ALSO PREHISTORIC, ROMAN & MEDIEVAL POTTERY. EXCAVATION DONE IN 26 METRE SQUARES. AVAILABLE AREA LIMITED DUE TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION (FULL PUBLISHED REPORT)(B1-2).
MATERIAL GIVEN TO BCM & SORTED (B4).
Incorrectly described as a neolithic settlement (B6).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC13438 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1966 18 P88.
  • <2>SBC816 Bibliographic reference: BARFIELD L H 1977 THE EXCAVATION OF A MESOLITHIC S ITE AT GERRARDS CROSS,BUCKS,IN RECSOFBUCKS20PP308.
  • <3>SBC9497 Unpublished document: MRS H BRIDBURY,VIA MRS B A STAINTON,TO M E FARLEY, MAY 1976.
  • <4>SBC813 Bibliographic reference: BARFIELD L H & FARLEY M E DEC 1977.
  • <5>SBC20011 Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2001. Chilterns Chalk Streams Project: Chess & Misbourne Valleys - Archaeological Assessment.
  • <6>SBC22555 Unpublished document: Greater London Council. 1977. The Archaeology of the Colne Valley Park. Table 5.

Location

Grid reference TQ 01140 88420 (point)
Civil Parish GERRARDS CROSS, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC10870)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC13368)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC13375)

Record last edited

Feb 26 2018 1:53PM

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