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Record details

BCC record ID:0030701000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Earthworks of Medieval moat recorded in field survey.
Grid Reference:SP 79430 02380
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Ancient Monument
  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0070 m Width 0050
Plan Form - SUBRECTANGULAR
SMALL MOATED SITE. DITCH WATER FILLED, BUT SPRING WHICH FED IT NO LONGER FLOWS (B2-3).
SAUNDERTON ENCLOSURE MAP SHOWS THE FIELD WITH MOAT IS CALLED BROWNS. PROBABLY SITE OF BROWN'S MANOR (00:000)(B4-5).
MOAT FED BY STREAM. MOAT 3M WIDE SURROUNDS PLATFORM STANDING 1.5M ABOVE DITCH BOTTOM (B6).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: BKS 243/72300. SP\794025. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: BKS 243/72301. SP\794021. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/07/71. BKS 408/158889. SP\797022. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/07/71. BKS 408/158890. SP\799020. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 04/04/46. RAF 188A/3042. SP\801024. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 04/04/46. RAF 188A/3043. SP\793024. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 04/04/46. RAF 188A/3044. SP\786024. Yes.
<2>Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND P478.
<3>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P276.
<4>Map: 1807. SAUNDERTON INCLOSURE MAP.
<5>Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). PIKE A R (BCM), PERS COMM, FROM SAUNDERTON INCLOSURE MAP.
<6>Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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