Monument record 0291802000 - THE PREBENDAL, AYLESBURY

Summary

Eighth century ditch recorded in excavation

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • DITCH (8th Century - 700 AD? to 799 AD?) + Sci.Date

Description

Plan Form - LINEAR
A DITCH CUT INTO THE INFILLED HILLFORT DITCH, TO A DEPTH OF NEARLY 2M. CONTAINED A SCEATA (DATED AD 710-20), A FEW SHERDS OF IPSWICH WARE, A BONE COMB & ANIMAL BONES (B3).
Part of an immature pig skull from the lower fill of the ditch was radiocarbon dated to AD 650-780 (B10).

Sources (4)

  • <3>SBC4926 Article in serial: Mike Farley. 1986. INTERIM REPORT IN SOUTH MIDLANDS ARCHAEOLOGY 16 PP37-38. Vol 16.
  • <4>SBC4925 Article in serial: Mike Farley. 1986. 'AYLESBURY' (ARTICLE ON PREBENDAL SITE), IN CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGY NO 101 PP187-189. No 101.
  • <8>SBC24295 Bibliographic reference: Michael Farley & Gillian Jones. 2012. Iron Age Ritual: a Hillfort and Evidence for a Minster at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
  • <10>SBC24584 Bibliographic reference: Alex Bayliss, Christopher Bronk Ramsey, Gordon Cook, Gerry McCormac, Robert Otlet & Jill Walker. 2013. Radiocarbon Dates from Samples Funded by English Heritage Between 1988 and 1993. p16.

Location

Grid reference SP 81640 13945 (point)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Excavation and watching brief (Ref: AYP 85) (EBC10653)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2015 10:50AM

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