Henley-on-Thames Archaeological and Historical Group
Lecture Details and Reviews
2nd January, 2018Colin Berks Following the Viking invasions that commenced in 870AD, Alfred the Great built a number of â€œemergencyâ€ fortifications, or â€œburghsâ€, to defend Wessex. It is believed that one of these was at Cookham but the site is not yet known. Marlow Archaeological Society has for many years been investigating possible locations around the islands of Sashes and Odney.