Monument record 0216000000 - WALTON COURT ESTATE

Summary

Late Iron Age and Roman finds recovered during building works and enclosures identified by geophysical survey.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Iron Age and Roman farmstead found by geophysical survey and trial trenching

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • SITE (Late Iron Age to 3rd Century - 100 BC to 299 AD)

Description

EXTENSIVE GROUP OF FINDS FROM HOUSING DEVELOPMENT WORK SHOWS AREA WAS UTILIZED FROM LATE IRON AGE TO LATE C4 AD. SETTLEMENT ADJACENT TO PROBABLE FORD & APPARENTLY NEVER VERY SUBSTANTIAL. HOWEVER, ROMAN MILITARY METALWORK, 200 PLUS COINS, & A VOTIVE OBJECT SUGGEST IT HAD SPECIAL FUNCTIONS? (B6).
There appears to be one main, rectilinear enclsoure, with a reverse D-shaped enclsoure appended to its south-west corner. There is a meandering ditch to the north. Inside the enclsoure is a possible ring ditch and pit-like responses(B9)
Late prehisitoric pits and ditches identified during trial trench evaluation (B10).

Sources (10)

  • <1>SBC2411 Verbal communication: CARTER L 1974 PERS COMM TO B HURMAN.
  • <2>SBC2412 Verbal communication: CARTER L 1975 PERS COMM TO B HURMAN.
  • <3>SBC2985 Verbal communication: CLARK T, MEF, ARP 1977 (JUNE) PERS COMM.
  • <4>SBC2410 Verbal communication: CARTER L & MEF 1977 PERS COMM.
  • <5>SBC8454 Verbal communication: MEF 1980(JAN) PERS COMM.
  • <6>SBC5188 Article in serial: Michael Farley et al. 1981. 'A LATE IRON AGE & ROMAN SITE AT WALTON COURT, AYLESBURY', IN RECS OF BUCKS 23 PP51-75. Vol 23. p51.
  • <7>SBC3342 Verbal communication: DALWOOD 1984 PERS COMM & MDA CARDS.
  • <8>SBC7098 Article in serial: D King. 1986. 'PETROLOGY, DATING & DISTRIBUTION OF QUERNS & MILLSTONES', IN UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY BULLETIN 23 PP65-126. No 23.
  • <9>SBC24955 Unpublished document: GSB Prospection. 2017. Geophysical Survey Report: South Aylesbury.
  • <10>SBC25390 Unpublished document: Cotswold Archaeology. 2018. South west Aylesbury: Archaeological Evaluation.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8108 1201 (709m by 394m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (7)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Disturbed find (EBC12055)
  • Event - Intervention: Trial trench evaluation: SW Aylesbury (Ref: ASUE18) (EBC18277)

Record last edited

Feb 11 2021 4:25PM

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