Excavation of Iron Age Settlement - 'Site E'

Description of this historic site

A possible settlement showed up on aerial photographs. An Iron Age enclosure was discovered during an excavation. A ditch and a pit, both containing fragments of pottery, were also found. The site is east of Bushey Hill, Barford.

Notes about this historic site

carried out in 1965 1 1965: Excavation produced evidence for an Iron Age settlement. This was a rectangular enclosure 11.6m by 9.7m with an entrance to the S. Ten features inside the enclosure produced no logical plan. The enclosure had more than one phase, but its chronology was uncertain. 24 fragments of pottery from enclosure ditch and an internal pit.
2 Aerial photograph.

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