Detectival

Bringing the World of Metal Detecting Together

July 2018

Listed below are some interesting known and recorded archaeological sites and features on or around this years Detectival site. (The exact location data has been removed for now due to protecting the rally site).

The sites listed below all lie either on our site or very very close by (under 2km radius from search fields)


Monument Types

DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

GARDEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

HUNTING LODGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

PILLOW MOUND (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD?)

BOWL BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

CREMATION (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

LONG BARROW (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

HUNTING LODGE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

LONG BARROW (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Post Medieval - 10000 BC to 1900 AD)

(Former Type) ROUND BARROW (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

MOTTE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

LITHIC SCATTER (Early Mesolithic to Late Iron Age - 10000 BC to 42 AD)

FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Post Medieval - 10000 BC to 1900 AD)

MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Post Medieval - 10000 BC to 1900 AD)

POTTERY KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

MOTTE AND BAILEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (between))

FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

LONG BARROW? (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)

BARROW? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

LITHIC SCATTER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

FINDSPOT (Early Medieval/Dark Age - 410 AD to 1065 AD)

FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Medieval - 4000 BC to 1539 AD)

HOUSE PLATFORM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

LINEAR FEATURE (Undated)

RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Undated)

FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)


Name and Location

Brestenhale Deserted Medieval Village CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Site of Pottery Works LEAFIELD

HERITAGE HOUSE, HERITAGE LANE ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

NOS 1 & 2 THE VICARAGE, LOWER END LEAFIELD

NO 26 SHIPTON LANE ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Small lithic assemblage with Roman and Medieval pottery SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

No 48 (Ascott Earl House) Shipton Lane ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

CHESTNUT CLOSE, ASCOTT ROAD SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

LANCUT, THE GREEN LEAFIELD

Site of Pre-Reformation Chapel LEAFIELD

Bottle Kiln Immediately East of Number 50, Ascott Earl SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

PRATTS COTTAGE & CLAYMORE COTTAGE, THE GREEN LEAFIELD

THATCHED COTTAGE, WITNEY LANE LEAFIELD

Neolithic Long Barrow NE of High Lodge CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

THE OLD TAVERN, THE GREEN LEAFIELD

War Memorial Lychgate at St Michael and All Angels Church (Leafield) LEAFIELD

Site of Langley Palace Royal Hunting Lodge LEAFIELD

Pair of Bronze Age Bowl Barrows (NW of High Lodge) CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Ascott-under-Wychwood Long Barrow ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Ascott Earl Motte and Bailey Castle ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Langley Farmhouse SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

No 13 (Crown Farmhouse), The Green ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Long Barrow W of Coldwell Brook SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Small lithic assemblage with Roman-Post Medieval material SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Leafield Barrow: a Motte Castle LEAFIELD

Church of St Michael & All Angels, Lower End LEAFIELD

Small Mesolithic to Neolithic Lithic scatter with some later pottery SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Moderate lithic assemblage with Roman-Post Medieval pottery SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Medieval Moat surrounding High Lodge CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Moderate lithic assemblage with Roman-Post Medieval pottery

SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Mesolithic to Neolithic Lithic scatter with limited later pottery SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Pottery Factory NW of Leafield LEAFIELD

LEAZINGS AND LINDEN AND WITNEY COTTAGE, WITNEY LANE LEAFIELD

Langley Mill & Millhouse, Ascott Road SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Possible Neolithic Long Barrow (Well Ground, SE of Ascott Village) ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

No 36 (College Farmhouse) Shipton Lane ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Multi-Period Finds From Field Walking SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

No 50 (Coldstone), Shipton Lane, Ascott Earl SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Small collection (20) of lithic tools and debitage with some later pottery SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Post Medieval Sheepwash, E of Cold Well Brook ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Probable Bronze Age Round Barrow LEAFIELD

Lithic assemblage SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Village Cross, The Green LEAFIELD

Medieval activity at Ascott Earl ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Cottage to West of Maple Hill Cottage (Not Included), Lower End LEAFIELD

BALE TOMB ABOUT 20 YARDS SOUTH OF SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, ASCOTT D'OYLEY ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Baptist Chapel LEAFIELD

PRATTS HOUSE, THE GREEN LEAFIELD

BALE TOMB ABOUT 15 YARDS SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, ASCOTT D'OYLEY ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Bronze Age Flint Scatter and Arrowhead SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Anglo Saxon Viking Spur ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Palaeolithic to Neolithic assemblage SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

ELM TREE COTTAGE, WITNEY ROAD LEAFIELD

NO 11 THE GREEN ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Mixed assemblage of Neolithic flints to Post Medieval pottery in Bowerham field SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

CHURCH FARMHOUSE, WITNEY LANE LEAFIELD

Medieval House Platform ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

No 9 The Green ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Neolithic/Roman/Medieval Pottery Scatter ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Quarry, Wychwood Forest LEAFIELD

Medieval Pottery ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Rectangular enclosure southeast of Shipton under Wychwood SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Mesolithic to Neolithic tools found in Fernhill Ground field SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Prehistoric Flints ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Possible Late Prehistoric Bank (400m NW of High Lodge) CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Neolithic Flint Awl CHILSON

Possible Bronze Age Tanged Arrowhead, Cutts Close ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Medieval Pottery, Cutts Close ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Milestone ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Roman Coin (c.250 m WNW of the Church) LEAFIELD

Undated polygonal enclosure east of Shipton under Wychwood SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Romano British Pottery from Stag's Plain CHILSON

Medieval Pottery ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Possible Medieval House Platforms (NE of Crown Farm) ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Undated Linear Cropmarks CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Neolithic Artefacts ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Post Medieval Stone Quarries (NE of Notteridge Copse) SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Prehistoric Trapezoidal Enclosure ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Roman Coins ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Parish Workhouse ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Milestone ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Undated Earthwork LEAFIELD

Medieval Jug Fragments ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Post Medieval Clay Pit LEAFIELD

Prehistoric Scraper on Site of Barrow CORNBURY AND WYCHWOOD

Post Medieval Quarry ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Neolithic flints from Chilson CHILSON

Post Medieval Quarry ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Sawpit ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Wychwood Forest Ditch LEAFIELD

Post Medieval Brickyard (W of Leafield Village) LEAFIELD

Site of Toll House ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Toll House ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD

Possible Undated Hoarstone LEAFIELD

Prehistoric Flint Implements LEAFIELD

Prehistoric flints ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD


Oxfordshire Flint implements...

Oxfordshire Water powered corn mill and mill house, present buildings of circa 1800. Converted to a house and m...

Oxfordshire Linear bank and ditch, visible as a cropmark but no earthworks survive. Possibly Medieval or later ...

Oxfordshire Site of 19th century pottery which also made bricks. It had a clay puddling platform which was work...

Oxfordshire Long barrow located 400m west of Smallstones Farm and immediately north of the B4437, Ascott-under-...

Oxfordshire RB pottery...

Oxfordshire Ro coin...

Oxfordshire Excavation of the long barrow revealed traces of Mesolithic and Early Neolithic occupation of the s...

Oxfordshire 15th century village cross restored in 1873....

Oxfordshire Round barrows (2)...

Oxfordshire Moat...

Oxfordshire The site of Leafield Barrow, a medieval Motte castle. Initially interpreted as a Bronze Age barrow …

Oxfordshire Excavations in Slate Pit Copse located a stone-lined pit containing finds including Roman pottery.....

Oxfordshire Cropmarks (? camp or trade)...

Oxfordshire Suggested location of Little Langley DMV. Conclusion based on surveyed earthworks; low banks, hollo...

Oxfordshire Circular mound? pillow mound...

Oxfordshire Causeways (post Medieval) Alleged Medieval pond bays (non antiquities)...

Oxfordshire Langley Farmhouse, situated in Leafield, Oxfordfordshire, was mostly built in 1858 but incorporates...

Oxfordshire Barbed and raised arrowhead & quantities of waste flint...

Oxfordshire Remains of a long barrow reduced by ploughing....

Oxfordshire A motte and bailey castle with evidence also for Iron Age and possible Saxon settlement. The castle...

Oxfordshire Former Baptist chapel, possibly originally a Congregational chapel, opened in 1838. Rubble with ash...


There are around approx. 100 known sites of Archaeological interest and significance within 2km of the Detectival site.