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Anglo-Saxon Woburn

The Bedfordshire Historic Environment Record [HER] contains information on the county’s historic buildings and landscapes and summaries of each entry can now be found online as part of the Heritage Gateway website. Some trial trenches north of Horsemoor Farm [HER 13499] revealed a small settlement dating from the Anglo-Saxon period leading into the Norman period.

A boundary and drainage ditches, postholes and pits were found. Also found was a flint flake, two querns for grinding corn, slag from iron working, prehistoric pottery fragments including one dating from the Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age, a late Iron Age pottery sherd, Anglo-Saxon and Norman pottery.