Report number: 41/2013

Title Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire: Aerial Investigation and Mapping of Two Possible Neolithic Enclosures
Summary The cropmarks of a group of probable prehistoric enclosures in Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, were discovered during English Heritage aerial reconnaissance in 2011. Mapping and analysis suggested the cropmarks indicate the location of two sub-rectangular enclosures and a ring ditch, interpreted as possible Neolithic long mortuary enclosures and a Bronze Age round barrow. The surrounding area was investigated to reveal further cropmarks and earthworks defining a probable medieval settlement, along with additional evidence of activity in the medieval and post medieval periods including fields of ridge and furrow and gravel extraction pits.
Series Research Department Reports
Pages 23
Authors
  • Edwards, Z
Keywords Aerial Photograph Interpretation ,  Aerial Photography ,  Bronze Age ,  Enclosure ,  Medieval ,  National Mapping Programme ,  Neolithic ,  Post Medieval ,  Ridge and Furrow ,  Round Barrow ,  Village
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