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Record details

BCC record ID:0048000000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Neolithic to Bronze Age ring-ditch recorded in aerial photography
Grid Reference:SU 80470 98980
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

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?No

Full description

Dimensions - Radius 0020 m
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
RING DITCH, SHOWING AS DARK CIRCLE, PROBABLY SOILMARK, C.500M NW OF SLOUGH FARM. PLOTTED AT 1:2500 (PAPER-STRIP METHOD)(B1).
PHOTO FROM BLEDLOW RIDGE ROAD (B2).
DARK SOILMARK C.40M DIAM WITH TRACES OF A RING OF CHALKY SOIL AROUND N & W ARCS: POSSIBLE DITCH (B3).
SCHEDULED (B4).
Included in English Heritage's Heritage at Risk Register 2009. Condition described as 'Extensive significant problems ie under plough, collapse' with the principal vulnerability from arable ploughing and trend as declining (B5).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/3. SU\805989. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/8/30. SU\806990. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/77. BCM A2/26/2-5. SU\808988. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 14/03/81. BCM A5/15/5-7. SU\805988. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 18/04/61. CUC ACT 34. SU\806988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 02/07/62. CUC AFW 4-5. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 26/04/67. CUC ARA 43. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 26/04/67. CUC ARA 44. SU\807988.
---Aerial Photograph: 11/07/67. CUC AST 41-42. SU\807988.
---Aerial Photograph: 02/05/73. CUC BMH 84-85. SU\807988.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/12/74. CUC BRW 1-2,4-5. SU\805988.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/12/74. CUC BRW 3. SU\805988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 21/06/49. CUC CN 34. SU\806988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/03/73. P.WHITEMAN,THAME 2. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/07/71. RAF 407.158869-70. SU\806985. Yes.
<1>Graphic material: ALLEN D 1979 PLOT AT 1:2500 (PAPER STRIP METHOD: FROM AERIAL PHOTOS AT BCM)(PLOT FILED AT CAS 5649).
<2>Photograph: PARMINTER J E, APRIL 1979 (PHOTOS, FILED).
<3>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 89 NW 09 (PART OF)(FILED AT CAS 5649).
<4>Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
<5>Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South East. p30

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13260:
  • EBC13273:

Related monuments: none

Images

Cropmarks at Saunderton  © CUCAPRing-ditches at Molins Works, Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilRing-ditches at Molins Works, Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilRing-ditches at Molins Works, Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilRing-ditches at Molins Works, Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilRing-ditches at Molins Works, Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilAerial photograph of ploughed out barrows at Saunderton  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council