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Record details

BCC record ID:0414602000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Possible late prehistoric trackway later re-used as a Roman road
Grid Reference:SP 7910 0419
Parish:

LONGWICK-CUM-ILMER, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

PRINCES RISBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • TRACKWAY (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

Plan Form - LINEAR
LOWER ICKNIELD WAY - ROMAN & MODERN ROADS COINCIDE, RUNNING PARALLEL TO PARISH BOUNDARY THROUGH LONGWICK-CUM-ILMER. (BUT C.100M INSIDE)(B1-2).
NGR'S FROM MAPS IN B1 (B3).
Existence of routeway east of Princes Risborough questioned (B4).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: 1964. VIATORES 1964 ROMAN ROADS IN THE S E MIDLANDS,PP. 55-56 & MAPS PP396-398.
<2>Bibliographic reference: MARGARY I D 1973 ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN, 3RD ED. PP182-183.
<3>Bibliographic reference: A R PIKE FEB 1978 & G E SCRIMGEOUR MARCH 1988.
<4>Article in serial: Sarah Harrison. 2003. 'The Icknield Way: Some Queries', in Archaeological Journal 160. Vol 160.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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