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Drayton Parslow Buckinghamshire

Archaeological Field Evaluation undertaken on land to the north-east of Prospect Farm, Drayton prior to solar farm development.

Following an Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment 14 trial trenches were opened to identify any archaeology.

Results

No archaeology was revealed in 10 trenches with the remaining 4 containing agricultural drainage ditches and medieval ridge and furrow cultivation.

Archaeological Planning Conditions Discharged.

Project Details

Client

Raw Energy

Sector

Renewables (Solar)

Services

Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment; Trial Trenching (Archaeological Evaluation)

Key Points

  • Proposed site of solar farm
  • 729m² of trial trenching following an Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment
  • Medieval and post-medieval agricultural features revealed
  • Archaeological Planning Conditions Discharged