An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 5, Archaeology and Churches in Northampton. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1985.
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(OS 1:10000 SP 75 NW)
The extreme E. corner of the old parish now lies within Northampton. For the remainder of the parish, see RCHM Northamptonshire IV, 96.
Prehistoric and Roman
Two Iron Age sherds have been discovered at c. SP 715585 (NDC P74). Roman pottery has been discovered at c. SP 715589 (NDC R112).
(1) Enclosure (c. SP 708587), N. of M1 motorway, on Upper Lias Clay, at 69 m. above OD. An oval enclosure is said to be visible on an aerial photograph (not seen by NDC or RCHM) taken in 1966 (BNFAS 1 (1966), 20; NDC A60).
(2) Pit Alignment (?), Linear Ditch (?) (c. SP 706586), N. of M1 motorway, on Upper Lias Clay, at 74 m. above OD, are recorded as very indistinct on an aerial photograph taken in 1979 (Northamptonshire Archaeol 15 (1980), 176; NDC A71).
(3) Prehistoric Settlement (SP 71355885), N. of Ml motorway, on river gravel, at 65 m. above OD. A surface scatter of about 100 worked flints was discovered during field-walking in 1977 (NDC P138).
(4) Roman Settlement (c. SP 716587), N. of Ml motorway, on glacial sand and gravel, at 69 m. above OD. A 'small Roman site' was discovered in field-walking (Northamptonshire Archaeol 9 (1974), 91).