Linear earthwork, tribal boundary and ritual beheading: Aves Ditch from the Iron Age to the early Middle Ages
Aves Ditch is one of the best-preserved and yet most enigmatic of the ancient monuments in Oxfordshire, and it has remained a landmark to the present day. For over three centuries scholars have wondered whether it is of pre-Roman, Roman or Anglo-Saxon origin, whether it was a road or a linear earthwork and, in the latter case, what function it may have served. It is also one of the least known of the county's visible archaeological features and is seldom referred to in popular or scholarly work on the history or archaeology of the region. Previously unpublished excavations of the 1930s and further work in the 1990s have contributed much to solving this enigma, and the present book provides the final report on these excavations. With contributions by Paul Booth, Patrick Erwin, Peter Hacking, Birgitta Hoffmann, Stephanie Knight and Mark Robinson.
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THE IRON AGE ENCLOSURE PREDATING AVES DITCH AND OTHER SETTLEMENT
A ROAD OR A BOUNDARY MARKER?
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7LIA/ERB agger Akeman Street Alchester ancient Anglo-Saxon Angrivarii Antonine Wall archaeological archaeomagnetic dating artefacts assemblage Atrebates Aves Ditch bank of Aves Bicester bone Booth brown clayey silt burial cattle Catuvellaunian century Cherwell Chilgrove construction Copeland crossroads curving ditch Cut Cuts decapitated deposits Dobunni Dyke early Iron Age early Roman enclosure erosion evidence excavation Eyrbyggja Saga fabrics fragment Fritwell function Gorse grave cut interpretation Kirtlington late Iron Age later limestone linear barriers linear earthworks material mid Iron middle Iron Age Middleton Stoney modern monument Overlain Oxfordshire Grim's Ditch parish boundary Peter Hacking posit Overlies possible postulated Prob probably re-deposited river Cherwell Roman linear Roman period Roman road samples Sauer seems sherds similar sions esti skeleton skull Slade Farm soft mid South Oxfordshire Grim's stone bank suggests Tackley terminal terminus post territory topsoil Trench Type Younger tribal boundary Trinovantes vicinity ware worth noting