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Site of Migration Cemetery 500m E of Baginton Church
1 Burials were found in the course of the working of Hall Pit. The cemetery probably also extends into the Hall grounds and SW of Hall Pit. Most of the ...
The site of a cemetery containing Anglo Saxon cremation burials and inhumations dating to the Migration or Early Medieval periods. Brooches, tweezers, and buckles were amongst the objects found with the burials. The cemetery was situated to the east of Baginton.
Chapel at Wolston Cemetery
1 A small Victorian mortuary chapel in a cemetery. Of red brick, about 7m long, with an apsidal E end. Steeply-pitched tiled roof. Now used as a gardener’s store.
A mortuary chapel which was built during the Imperial period. It is situated in Wolston Cemetery and is now in use as a gardener's shed.
Two undated graves from Stretton-on-Fosse Site 9
1 An undated isolated grave was found during salvage work in 1970. 2 This should be two isolated graves, few details, no dates.
Two undated isolated graves were found in the area to the west of Sretton on Fosse.
Iron Age or Roman cemetery
1 Series of about twenty burials with late Iron Age pottery, dug 1949; pair of bronze bracelets on wrists of one inhumation. The Iron Age metalwork of greatest interest is ...
A cemetery containing burials of Late Iron Age and Roman date. The site is located south of Stretton on Fosse.
1 A stone coffin with a skull nearby, possibly Roman in date, were recorded in 1964-5 during salvage work.
A Roman burial was found south west of Stretton on Fosse. It comprised a stone coffin and a human skull.
Stoneleigh Abbey Church
1 The S aisle of the conventual church partly survives in the N side of the present house. The semicircular arch at the E end was apparently between the aisle ...
Stoneleigh Abbey Church was built during the Medieval period. The church no longer exists in its own right but parts of if have been incorporated into a house that was on the same site. It is located to the east of the abbey remains.
Site of Poss Long Barrow 300m NE of Berry Field Fm
1 A charter of AD757 records land at Tredington and mentions the ‘Brocnanbyrh’ (Broken Barrow). The evidence suggests that it was on the W boundary, somewhere ENE of Berry Field ...
The possible site of a Neolithic long barrow, an elongated mound of earth which usually conceal human burials. The long barrow was situated to the south east of Crimscote Downs.
Possible Roman burial
1 Romano British site and burial. 2 This was an excavation conducted by Stratford schoolboys which recovered Romano British pot and a burial thought to be Romano British. Reports of slabbed ...
The site of a burial, possibly of Roman date. It was found 150m east of the dimantled tramway.
Site of Saxon Cemetery to SE of Bransford Bridge
1 Saxon burial ground found in 1824 when repairing Watling Street between Bensford (Bransford) Bridge and Pilgrims Lowe (Gibbet Hill). 2 The skeletons were buried on both sides of the road ...
The site of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery dating to the Migration period. Inhumations and one cremation urn were found during an excavation. Brooches and spearheads were amongst the artefacts found. The cemetery was located to the north east of Churchover.
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.
Undated burial 600m N of Honnington
2 An almost complete skeleton was found by workmen while digging the foundations for a concrete-floored building in the grounds of Honington Hall in 1972. The skeleton was male, aged ...
The site of an undated human burial, found 600m north of Honington.
Site of Migration Cemetery E of Offchurch
1 Graves discovered in digging gravel at the summit of the hill. Lack of supervision reduced the archaeological value of the discovery. The ordinary shield-boss, knife, spearheads and brooches were ...
The possible site of a cemetery dating to the Migration or Early Medieval period. Two Anglo Saxon burials were discovered in the 1800s. It was located north of Long Itchington.
Migration Period burial NW of Drayton Barn Cottages, Billesley
1 An Anglo-Saxon inhumation was excavated from one of the defunct (Romano-British) corndryers. Analysis of the skeleton is accompanied by a description of the iron grave goods, which include a ...
A Migration period burial was found during excavations of a Romano-British Settlement near Billesley. The site lies m NW of Drayton Barn Cottages.
Possible Long Barrow
Excavation of Roman Well at Brown's Spinney
1 A few years before 1857 while digging limestone a limestone cist was discovered. This contained a skeleton with the legs contracted, the skull of which had fallen between the ...
A Roman well was found during an excavation. It contained three cremation urns and a burial. The well was situated in an area to the north west of Little Lawford.
Site of Possible Long Barrow 400m W of Cross Hands
1 Two stones at SP2628, connected by a low ridge and 26 other stones in the hedge, suggested to be a long barrow or other Megalithic site. Now no trace ...
The possible site of an Early Neolithic long barrow was recorded during archaeological fieldwork. The site lay 1.3 km south of Little Compton. It may have been a natural feature such as a limestone outcrop.
Site of Poss Standing Stone 400m SW of Cross Hands
1 A prostrate stone, 2.0m long, 0.7m wide in the middle and 0.6m thick near the base, with many loose stones and nettles growing round it. There appears to be ...
A stone recorded in the 1920s and interpreted as an Early Neolithic long barrow. Alternatively it may have been a Prehistoric standing stone or a natural feature. The site lay 1.4 km south of Little Compton.
Site of Roman Cemetery 300m SE of Coton Farm
1 ‘Roman Remains. App twenty (?burials) unearthed with several vases etc and patella.’ 2 These were uncovered during quarrying in 1952 along with additional Roman settlement features (PRN 5327).
The site of a Roman cemetery where twenty burials were found during an archaeological excavation. The cemetery was situated 1km north of Newton.
Find of Saxon period burials
1 Skeletons (no other finds visible) when County Museum excavated bones from under tarmac of street during roadworks here. When constructing lay-by in 1958 further Anglo Saxon finds were also ...
The possible site of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery dating to the Migration period. Four burials and grave goods, including a sword and a brooch, have been found at the site. It is located 1km north east of Churchover.
1 Excavation of a complex of features (see PRN 3000, PRN 5358) one of which was a pit which contained fragments of a male skeleton. In addition a grave was ...
During an excavation a Mesolithic or Neolithic pit was discovered. It contained a human burial of an adult male. The burial of a child was found nearby but could not be dated. The site was located south of Cottage Farm, Stretton on Fosse..
Chesterton Camp.Excavation 1966
1 Ten week excavation at Chesterton Camp (PRN 798) revealed pre-Roman features in the form of small cooking pits and the burial of an adolescent. 2 Interim report from 1967.
Iron Age features, including small cooking pits and the burial site of an adolescent, were found during an archaeological excavation. The site is on the west side of the Roman Town at Chesterton.
Roman Cemetery at Tiddington
1 1982-3: Excavation of c12 burials of 4th century date, singly and in clusters alongside the roads.
Burials of late Roman date were found north of the Tiddington Road, on the west side of Tiddington. Dating is probably late 3rd - 4th century but an Anglo Saxon date cannot be ruled out.
Excavation of Roman Cemetery at Tiddington, 1980
1 1980: Excavation of Roman settlement (PRN 4466) produced evidence for burials on the edge of the settlement. About 35 burials were excavated – about six were cremations, half in ...
An archaeological excavation in 1980 uncovered a Roman cemetery. Burials and some cremations were found but they included very few grave goods. The site now lies under NFU car park in Tiddington.
Possible Neolithic Mortuary Enclosure, Barford
1 Excavated 1972-3. A C-shaped enclosure at the end of the cursus (MWA719) was totally excavated. It was termed the ‘mortuary enclosure’ on typological grounds; there was in fact no ...
The site of a C-shaped enclosure containing pits and post holes. It may have been a Neolithic mortuary enclosure. The site is 1km north east of Bushey Hill, Barford.
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