Iron Age and Anglo Saxon Site at Upton,Northants. by D. A. Jackson

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Published by The Antiquaries Journal, 1969. in London .

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Bound article from The Antiquaries Journal 1969,Vol 69,Part 2.

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Saxon and Viking Until the tenth century, the land that became Northamptonshire was an undifferentiated part of Mercia. During the late ’s it is recorded that Catocus, king of Gwynllg & Penychen and also a leading light of the British Church, was elected abbot of a large body of monks in what is traditionally known as Beneventum (Bannaventa).

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n., and Joyce, J. J., ‘ Natural Process in Exeter Book Riddle ‘ The Iron Age and Anglo-Saxon Site at Upton, Northants ’, Ant J 49 (), – 67 ‘It was firmly, skilfully constructed within and without with iron bands’ (Beowulf b–5a).

The settlements mainly date from the late middle Iron Age, 2nd century BC, through to the 4th century AD, although there was little evidence for direct continuity of settlement between the Iron Age and Roman periods.

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The whole site was arranged along a droveway that had its origins in the Iron Age and became a Roman road (perhaps running between Irchester to the northeast and Towcester to the southwest.) The scale of works by the quarry was reflected by the machinery that was used to open up the ground, D8 caterpillar tractor units pulling box scrapers each.

Anglo-Saxons. After the Romans left, the area eventually became part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, and Northampton functioned as an administrative Mercians converted to Christianity in AD with the death of the pagan king Penda.

At some time in the 7th century the district which is now Northamptonshire suffered a simultaneous invasion by the West Saxons from the south. Henry II Short cross penny, Northampton mint, moneyer Walter.

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The site is thickly overgrown and at the west end is a confused mass of rubble, broken gravestones, brambles, and nettles. Old folks tales talk about a famous ghostly woman with red hair that has been seen there. You can find plenty more of Northamptonshire's ancient and ruined sites on the Ancient Monuments website here.

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An Anglo-Saxon farm on a Roman site The solar energy farm at Langar Lane where Romans and Anglo-Saxons once farmed - click to enlarge. In a local community energy group wanted to set up a solar energy farm in fields off Langar Lane near Colston Bassett. Northamptonshire has a rich and vast history with amazing stories and landmarks of the past everywhere you turn.

From the Iron Age through to the arrival of the Romans and the Anglo-Saxon era, Northampton has been at the heart of some important moments in history. Yeavering is a very small hamlet in the north-east corner of the civil parish of Kirknewton in the English county of Northumberland.

It is located on the River Glen at the northern edge of the Cheviot Hills. It is noteworthy as the site of a large Anglo-Saxon settlement that archaeologists have interpreted as being one of the seats of royal power held by the kings of Bernicia in the 7th century CE.

Evidence for. This volume describes the results of some 20 years of investigation at a site near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

The work revealed a pit alignment and cremation burial dating to the Bronze Age or Iron Age, a middle-to- late Iron Age settlement, two Roman-period settlements, and an early-to-mid- Saxon cemetery.

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Journ. xlix (), – Audouy, M, and Chapman, A, (ed) Raunds: the origin and growth of a midland village, AD Excavations in north Raunds, NorthamptonshireOxbow Books: Bibliography, Chapters Anglo-Saxon Sites in Britain.

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Also included in the scheduling are the remains of a small defended enclosure of Late Iron Age type which lies approximately m to the south east of the hillfort and is linked to it by the remains of a hollow way.

During the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods the hillfort was used as pasture, and in the 18th century it was the site of a racecourse. Particularly for its 'dead', as it included Neolithic barrows (one with a mass interment), a double Beaker grave and an Early Anglo-Saxon cemetery, with a rich bed-burial interment in the latter accompanied by a rare gold cross.

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