et al., 2017 ). Radiocarbon dates from Oakington help us to understand its chronologicaldevelopment. There are eight radiocarbon dates that point to a later fifth- and sixth-century range (see, for example, Schiffels et al. , 2016 ; Mortimer et al., 2017 ). Based on material culture the site is understood as similar to Wakerley in that it was in use for about one hundred years between the later-fifth and later-sixth centuries ( Figure 3.11 ).
Figure 3.10 Wakerley: plot C consisted of densely packed multiple graves. Generation after generation