Meonstoke Excavations

Project Details


Excavations at Meonstoke, Hampshire, from Neolithic to Anglo-Saxon date with Meon Valley Heritage and Archaeology Group. The 1980s excavation of a Roman villa reused in the Anglo-Saxon period has been supplemented by investigation of a Neolithic oval barrow and a Bronze Age round barrow, and a Romano-Celtic temple with preceding Iron Age ritual activity.

Layman's description

Excavations of prehistoric burial sites, a Roman temple and villa. A joint project between University of Winchester staff and students and community volunteers from the Meon Valley Heritage and Archaeology Group.

Key findings

Excavations have produced a long history of activity over some 5000 years.
Effective start/end date1/01/171/05/21