Archaeological Field Evaluation (Trial Trenching), Buckinghamshire

Archaeological Field Evaluation undertaken on farmland to the north-east of, Drayton Parslow prior to solar farm development.

In Brief

Client: Raw Energy Sector: Renewables; Solar Services:

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

Location: Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire

Key Points

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


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

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


Archaeological Planning Condition Discharged