Record Details

NHER Number:41360
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Iron Age settlement and multi-period finds


Several prehistoric flints including a borer, a knife and flakes have been found on this site, which is next to St Mary's Church in Houghton-on-the-Hill. A concentration of Iron Age pottery suggests that this may be the site of an Iron Age settlement, and Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery have also been found on the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 86871 05368
Map Sheet:TF80NE

Full description

Before 23 December 2004. Fieldwalking. Houghton-on-the-Hill, Site 1 - Area west of churchyard.
Undatable prehistoric flints.
Concentration of Iron Age sherds.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable sherds.
Piece of iron slag.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Unknown date)
  • BORER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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