Solar Farm Development

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

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.

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 farm729m² of trial trenching following an Archaeological Desk-Based AssessmentMedieval and post-medieval agricultural features revealed

Results

Archaeological Planning Condition Discharged