Anglo-Saxon burial (possibly a cemetery), Meon Hill, Lower Quinton

Description of this historic site

An Anglo Saxon burial was found outside the western rampart of Meon Hill hillfort in 1957. Further finds suggest other burials.

Notes about this historic site

1 May 1957. Anglo Saxon shield boss, spearhead and ferrule together with parts of a skeleton found at a depth of…. The boss, spearhead and ferrule now in Birmingham Museum. (JMM June 1957 – visited site).
2 JMM marks this just outside rampart on W.
4 Fieldwalking of N field produced small fragments of bone comb strengthener decorated with circles and dots. This could indicate further burials.
5 Note about the finds in 1.

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