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Record details

BCC record ID:0036704000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval moat converted from castle bailey recorded in field survey
Grid Reference:SP 79620 01810
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

Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
ORIGINALLY 2 MANORS, 1 MAY WELL HAVE OCCUPIED SITE S OF PRESENT CHURCH: MOATED SITE CONVERTED FROM CASTLE BAILEY, ?MANOR OF ST MARY (PLAN)(B3,B9).
C.1950 W SIDE OF MOAT FILLED TO DEPTH OF C.0.30M WITH SLURRY FROM LAKE (B10-11).
EXISTING MOAT IN GOOD CONDITION (B12).

Sources and further reading

<3>Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP476 -477, 483 & FIG 165.
<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.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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