A number of adult skeletons were found when digging drainage trenches for new houses on the east side of Wootton Road in 1947. The burials may be Roman or medieval. No artefacts were found. The findspot must have been on the Fitzharris housing estate, but the exact location isn’t known.
Published Reference: R.J.C. Atkinson, 'Archaeological Notes, 1947', Oxoniensia 11-12 (1946-47), 163.