Bowyer Road

Small excavations here in 1978 and 2011 found prehistoric flints, traces of a Roman farm and human skeletons.

One of the skeleton was radiocarbon dated to between 1492 and 1664 AD. This may have been a cemetery for people who died in the English Civil War.

Published Reference: D. Wilson (1979), Inhumations and Roman Settlement Features at Box Hill, Abingdon, Oxon, Oxoniensia 44, 97-99