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HER Number: 17003
Record Type: Monument
Name: Possible Anglo Saxon Inhumations/Cemetery near Upper Heyford

Grid Reference: SP 521 256
Parish:UPPER HEYFORD, CHERWELL, OXFORDSHIRE

Monument Type(s):

Summary

Alternative location to A/S cemetery near Upper Heyford; see also PRN 5915.

Associated Monuments

  • None
  • Associated Finds:

  • None
  • Description

    (1) "c.1865 some human skeletons with 'stirrup irons' and 'pieces of armour' were found close to Aves Ditch, which here forms the boundary...on a piece of ground called The Leas"; this NGR given by Meany.
    2) Insufficient information to be classified for MPP


    <1> A Meaney, 1964, Gazeteer of Early Anglo Saxon Burial Sites, p.209 (Monograph). SOX334.


    <2> MPP Documents for Oxfordshire, S Lisk, 15.2.93 (Index). SOX259.

    Sources

    <1>A Meaney. 1964. Gazeteer of Early Anglo Saxon Burial Sites. p.209. [Monograph / SOX334]
    <2>MPP Documents for Oxfordshire. S Lisk, 15.2.93. [Index / SOX259]