South of the Vineyard

Oxford Archaeology excavated six areas before redevelopment of sites in the Vineyard. Discoveries included traces of an Iron Age settlement, Roman burials, medieval rubbish pits and property boundaries, and three large ditches which were part of a defence from the English Civil War in the 1640s.

Published Reference: R. Devaney, 'The Excavation of Iron Age, Roman, Medieval, and Civil War Features South of the Vineyard, Abingdon, Oxfordshire', Oxoniensia 72 (2007), 73-105