Information for record number MWA5101:
Saxon Settlement 500m S of Marlcliff

Summary The site of an Anglo Saxon settlement dating to the Migration period. The settlement site is suggested by finds of pottery and coins. It is located 250m south east of Marlcliff.
What Is It?  
Type: Settlement
Period: Migration (410 AD - 800 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Bidford on Avon
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 09 50
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 In the 7th and 8th centuries a settlement existed to the S of the possible cemetery (PRN 5687), indicated by a scatter of pottery and two sceattas. Two sceattas of the 'porcupine' series have been found. One is Series G, the other Series F.
2 Concentration of Anglo Saxon pot, slag and animal bone noted during field survey.
3 Location plan.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Bidford on Avon
Author/originator: Hingley R C
Date: 1987
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: Field Survey Record
Source No: 3
Source Type: Plan
Title: Marlcliff
Author/originator: Hingley R C
Date: 1987
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Serial
Title: WMA vol 30 1987
Author/originator: Hingley R C
Date: 1987
Page Number: 45
Volume/Sheet: 30
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source WMA West Midlands Archaeology. This publication contains a short description for each of the sites where archaeological work has taken place in the previous year. It covers Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. Some of these descriptions include photographs, plans and drawings of the sites and/or the finds that have been discovered. The publication is produced by the Council For British Archaeology (CBA) West Midlands and is published annually. Copies are held at the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
technique Field Survey The term ‘field survey’ is used to describe all work that does not disturb archaeological deposits below the ground through an excavation. Field survey techniques involve recording measurements that help archaeologists draw plans or diagrams of archaeological features. There are a variety of different field survey techniques, including geophysical survey, building recording survey, field walking survey, landscape survey and earthwork survey. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument SETTLEMENT * A small concentration of dwellings. back
monument CEMETERY * An area of ground, set apart for the burial of the dead. back

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