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1 Following dredging of the Noleham Brook in summer 1982 a skeleton was observed and partially excavated by a local resident. The body was orientated E-W and was not accompanied ...
A human burial was found during dredging works on the Noleham Brook. The date of the burial is unknown. It was found 600m west of Long Marston.
Possible Enclosure, Central Engineer Park, Long Marston
1 Possible enclosure shows on an AP. The site has been built over. 2 This air photograph appears to have been doctored and may be unreliable.
A possible enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. It is of unknown date. It is located in the area of the Central Engineer Park, Long Marston.
Findspot - Post Medieval gold seal ring
Find of Post Medieval gold object. 1 A gold seal ring bearing the arms of the Keck family and dating from James I’s reign (1603-25) was ploughed up at Long Marston. ...
A gold seal ring was found here.
Church of St James, Long Marston
1 The church has a quire (with Early English and Perpendicular features), nave, half-timbered W bell-turret, S porch, and a fine wood and plaster ancient porch with original stone bench. ...
The Church of St James, Long Marston was originally built during the Medieval period. It is situated in Long Marston.
Possible agricultural features, Wyre Lane, Long Marston
1 A series of pits and gullies of uncertain date. Research suggests this area of land has been used for agriculture probably since the Medieval period.
A group of shallow gullies and pits of uncertain date were found during archaeological work. The features were located in Wyre Lane, Long Marston. They may have been associated with Medieval agriculture.
Roman Rural Settlement, Long Marston
1 Archaeological recording ahead of gas pipe laying revealed evidence for Roman occupation including probable ditch and pit features. Roman pottery was also recovered. This may indicate rural settlement on ...
A possible Roman settlement, including a probable ditch and pits. Roman pottery was found in topsoil and ditches. The settlement site lies south east of Long Marston.
King's Lodge, Long Marston
1 OS Map. 2 This house is noted as having been occupied for one night by Charles II during his retreat from the Battle of Worcester. 3 The house is of little ...
A stone built house of Post Medieval date that was partially rebuilt in brick or rendered in the 19th century. Charles II is believed to stayed here overnight during his retreat from the Battle of Worcester. The house is situated at the southern end of Long Marston.
RAF Long Marston
1 Built on 426 acres, the runways were mostly of tarmac laid over ash and yellowstone. The original buildings included two large hangers and one smaller. Large areas of steel ...
A Second World War RAF airfield. It was in use up to 1944 and intermittently thereafter until the late 1960s. It is situated 1km north east of Long Marston.
Ridge and Furrow Cultivation in Long Marston Parish
Ridge and furrow cultivation in Long Marston Parish. 2 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
Ridge and furrow cultivation as seen in aerial photographs.
Shrunken village earthworks at Long Marston
2 Earthwork remains of shrunken settlement show on air photographs. These have been plotted on the ridge and furrow plot for Long Marston Parish (MWA6449). 3 Area extended slightly to ...
The site of the Medieval shrunken village of Long Marston. Earthworks, which are visible on aerial photographs, suggest that Long Marston village was once larger.
Possible Extent of Medieval Settlement at Long Marston
1 Possible extent of Medieval Long Marston settlement suggested by limit of ridge and furrow and field boundaries. 2 Aerial photographs.
Ridge and furrow cultivation and field boundaries are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. These features are believed to mark the extent of the Medieval settlement of Long Marston.
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