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The site has been described as one of the largest and most significant archaeological projects in Oxfordshire in recent years. These images are all from the Didcot West site.
 
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Didcot West’s archaeology gallery
MESOLITHIC
Mesolithic flint area excavation - 7000bc
Mesolithic 9000 year old flints four of 4000!
EARLY NEOLITHIC
Neolithic - excavating the rare, 6000 year old, ceramic bowl
Neolithic bowl after recovery
Work continues in all weathers to developers/council timescales
LATE NEOLITHIC
Bronze Age - plan of pond barrow behind Slade Road
Bronze Age finds from the pond barrow
Bronze Age axe head
Bronze Age high status arrowhead from pond barrow
Bronze Age arrowhead
BRONZE AGE
IRON AGE
Iron-age round house with porch facing east
Iron Age - rare, complete bowl found in the roundhouse village
Iron Age animal pit burial
Iron Age roundhouse excavations
Iron Age round house
Iron Age pit burial of cattle and horse skulls
Iron Age pit burial close up
Iron Age pit burial of animals
Iron Age round house position
Iron Age village behind Brasenose Road close to the Dogmile
Iron Age village excavation
 Iron Age burial area
Iron Age burial close up
Iron age grain storage pit
Iron Age pit burial close up animal bones
ROMAN
The rare gold coin hoard found by a local metal-detectorist
Roman corn dryer - one of best examples in Britain
Roman corn dryer
Roman corn dryer
Roman pots recovered from Didcot
Roman pot section recovered from Didcot
Roman pot
Roman well - too deep to get to the bottom of
Roman well showing post holes to support a roof
Roman well by villa
 
Roman woman's burial - head by feet and pot to keep spirits in
Roman burial close up
Work on another burial
 
Medieval horse
Coins
Coins
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Coins
Coins
Coins
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Coins
Coins
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Coins
Coins
Coins
Coins
Coins
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Coins
Coins
Coins
Coins
Coins
Coins
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Small finds
Musket balls
Thimbles and buttons
Thimbles and buttons
Thimbles and buttons
Thimbles and buttons
Thimbles and buttons
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