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Record details

BCC record ID:0421900000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Fifteenth century timber-framed house at 15 High Street with fifteenth century archaeological deposits in the garden
Grid Reference:SU 95768 97330
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • HOUSE (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)
  • OUTBUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated finds

  • VESSEL (11th Century - 1000 AD? to 1099 AD?)
  • VESSEL (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

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

Full description

Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
HOUSE OF 2 STOREYS BUILT 15 CENT. TIMBER FRAMED WITH PLASTER FILLING, TILED ROOF. BRICK AND TIMBER OUTBUILDINGS, SEE FULL ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION (B4). W CORNER OF HIGH STREET AND CHURCH STREET. Archaeological Watching Brief, carried out by John Moore Heritage Services on the 17th of September 2003, an L-shaped trench was excavated to the rear of the property, revealing a deposit containing 15th century pottery sherds, and a construction cut for the foundations for a medieval timber ancillary building (B5).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 04219.
<2>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD SU 99 NE 6.
<3>Map: O.S. 1975 50 INCH MAP.
<4>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P4..
<5>Unpublished document: John Moore Heritage Services. 2003. 15 Market Square, Old Amersham: Archaeologial Watching Brief.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC16425: Watching brief (Ref: AMMS 03)

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Reports

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