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Record details

BCC record ID:0036703000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval motte and bailey around Church Farm and St Mary's church, Saunderton, recorded in field survey
Grid Reference:SP 79580 01860
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MOTTE AND BAILEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • 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 - Radius 0032 m
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
SHRUNKEN MOUNT WITH TRACES OF AT LEAST 1 BAILEY, WITHIN WHICH STANDS CHURCH (OF ST MARY- CASS 4632), WHILE THE OTHER HAS OBVIOUSLY BEEN CONVERTED INTO A MOATED SITE OF CONSIDERABLE STRENGTH (04:000)(PLAN)(B1,B3,B9).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 70 SE 21 (FILED).
<3>Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP476 -477, 483 & FIG 165.
<9>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P276.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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