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Record details

BCC record ID:0036702100
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Probable site of medieval churchyard of former church indicated by finds of human bone in pub garden.
Grid Reference:SP 79540 01800
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • INHUMATION CEMETERY (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?Unclassified

Full description

ONCE 2 CHURCHES HERE: SITE OF ST NICHOLAS' LOST (B2-4). IN C19 STONE COFFIN & 2 SKELETONS FOUND IN 'UNUSUALLY FERTILE' PUB GARDEN (B6). PLAN (B3). RAISED AREA AT NGR PROBABLY GRAVEYARD. AT LEAST 8 BURIALS FOUND HERE SINCE1948 (B1). OS MAPS SHOW A PUB AT SP79570211: WERE COFFIN & BONES FOUND HERE? (B12).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 70 SE 21 (FILED).
<2>Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRE D OF DESBOROUGH PP372, 378.
<3>Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP476 -477, 483 & FIG 165.
<4>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP93-94.
<5>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
<6>Bibliographic reference: KELKE W H 1865 DESECRATED CHURCHES IN BUCKS, RECSOFBUCKS3PP124-126"".
<7>Bibliographic reference: G E SCRIMGEOUR, MARCH 1988.
<8>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 PP621-628.
<9>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P276.
<10>Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN S BUCKS PP114-115.
<11>Bibliographic reference: J F HEAD ORIGINAL SITE NOTEBOOKS C1950-1953, CORRE SPONDENCE, PHOTOS ETC(FILED)(SOME ARCHIVE MATERIA.
<12>Map: FARLEY M E APRIL 1973 FIELD VISIT & OS 1875 1:1056 0 MAP,1ST EDITION (& SUBSEQUENT EDITIONS) & SEE M.
<13>Bibliographic reference: HEAD MRS L M & PIKE A R,JUNE 1986.
<14>Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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