AAAHS excavations in advance of gravel quarrying between 1970 and 1984 found traces of Iron Age farming settlements overlooking the Thames floodplain. Some early Roman pottery and ditches were also found.
Published Reference: R.N. Everett and B.M.G. Eeles, 'Investigations at Thrupp house Farm, Radley, near Abingdon', Oxoniensia 64 (1999), 117-152