Monument details

HER Number:5037
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Early Neolithic at Oversley Farm


Excavation at Oversley Farm 1997-1998 in advance of runway expansion at Mancester Airport

The Early Neolithic at Oversley Farm comprised evidence for at least one small rectangular timber structure, within which were two possible cooking pits, a flint scatter and the hollow way. The site also produced ceramic and lithic artefacts indicative of domestic activity and charred cereals indicating small scale crop production.


Monument Types

  • UNENCLOSED SETTLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West & Chester Council - Working in Partnership
Heritage Lottery Fund