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Period Overviews

The Period Overviews give outlines of the main archaeological and historical periods in Buckinghamshire with links to the records of key sites and buildings.  Use the interactive Timeline to find out how the periods relate to each other.  If you would like more detailed information follow the links to the in-depth period papers on our Reasearch Frameworks page.

     Reconstruction of Roman temple near Thornborough   Reconstruction of Saxon settlement at Walton, near Aylesbury   Reconstruction of Tudor manor house and gardens at Quarrendon

Artist's reconstructions of the excavated Roman temple near Thornborough (left), the excavated Saxon settlement at Walton (centre), and the Tudor manor house and fashionable water gardens of the courtier Sir Henry Lee at Quarrendon (right).