Surrey Historic Landscapes Project: fieldwalking at Bockett's Farm and Norbury Park

Surrey Historic Landscapes Project: field-walking on Bockett’s Farm and in Norbury Park, Fetcham and Mickleham led by the late Steve Dyer

Judie English



As part of a landscape survey of the chalk downs west of the Mole Gap all available arable land was field-walked. The results are presented here and confirm the view that prehistoric activity in Surrey was concentrated on the greensand. A scatter of Romano-British (RB) pottery, augmented by the results of a metal detector rally organised by the late David Williams, and crop marks observed on aerial photographs, suggest the presence of either a farmstead or a religious site on the ridge of the North Downs.

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PDF icon Landscape survey work in the 1980s1.26 MB