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Record details

BCC record ID:0004300000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Late Iron Age to Roman amphora found in the nineteenth century
Grid Reference:SP 86490 12250
Parish:

ASTON CLINTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • AMPHORA (1) (Late Iron Age to 1st Century Roman - 100 BC to 99 AD)

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

BURIED ON SIDE, C.2 FT FROM SURFACE; FILLED WITH BURNT WOOD & EARTH. NO DOUBT MARKED SITE OF SEPULCHRE (B1).
PEACOCK CONFIRMS PARALLEL TO CAMULODUNUM EXAMPLES SO COULD BE FROM WELWYN TYPE BURIAL (B8). FOUND DURING DRAINAGE, SPRING 1871 IN LARGE FIELD OPPOSITE FARMHOUSE.

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: 'C L'. 1872. 'AMPHORA FOUND AT ASTON CLINTON', IN RECS OF BUCKS 4 P147. Vol 4.
<2>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
<3>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P4.
<4>Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS P145.
<5>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
<6>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
<7>Bibliographic reference: CALLENDER M H 1965 ROMAN AMPHORAE P29.
<8>Verbal communication: FARLEY M E, MAY 1975 (D PEACOCK, SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY)..
<9>Graphic material: DRAWING FILED.
<10>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
<11>Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E, 1975.
<12>Bibliographic reference: WHIMSTER R 1981 BURIAL PRACTICES IN IRON AGE BRITAIN, APPENDIX F,LA TENE III CREMATION BURIALS IN BA.
<13>Article in serial: Mark Collard & Jonathan Parkhouse. 1995. 'A BELGIC/ROMANO-BRITISH CEMETERY AT BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON', IN RECS OF BUCKS 35 p74. Vol 35.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC11972:

Related monuments

Images

Drawing of Romano-British amphora from Aston Clinton  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council