Earthwork at Wards Coombe


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Iron Age

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English Heritage

County Council

Buckinghamshire County Council

District Council

Aylesbury Vale District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE971971 (497051, 215741)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.8314, -0.59142

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A small Iron Age to Romano British enclosure was discovered in 1968 and excavated in 1971. A child's skeleton was found in the ditch and two Belgic and one Roman cremation within the enclosure. A pit was also found containing the remains of three horses. A bronze and iron brooch, a butt beaker and an iron knife were found with the burials. Iron Age pottery was found.

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