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Record details

BCC record ID:0050200000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Early Roman inhumation cemetery found digging service trench
Grid Reference:SU 89675 88015
Parish:

WOOBURN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • INHUMATION CEMETERY (1st Century Roman to 3rd Century - 43 AD to 299 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

LEAD COFFIN CONTAINING HUMAN REMAINS FOUND WHILE DIGGING SERVICE TRENCH THROUGH GARDEN OF 48 BLIND LANE, 17 MARCH 1949. REMOVED BY POLICE, & UNGUENT VESSEL FOUND. 9 MAY: FURTHER COFFIN FOUND 13YDS W OF 1ST. PARTS OF 3RD BURIAL FOUND 10 JUNE A FEW YDS FROM 2ND (B1-5). 1ST COFFIN AT NGR (B7).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: P.C.R.WOODESON (BUCKS CONSTABULARY) REPORT ON FIND ING OF HUMAN REMAINS AT BOURNE END/ MR GEOFFREY P.
<2>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 15 1949 P226.
<3>Bibliographic reference: JNL OF ROMAN STUDIES 40 1950 P102.
<4>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 88 NE 01.
<5>Bibliographic reference: ARCHAEOLOGICAL NEWSLETTER 2 NO 1 MAY 1949 P 18 (PH OTOCOPY FILED).
<6>Bibliographic reference: C N GOWING 1975 (& SEE CORRESPONDENCE FILED).
<7>Graphic material: CORRESPONDENCE FROM DONNA R PRESTON, & 1:1250 SCALE PLAN OF SEWER.
<8>Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS PP115, 147 & FIG 29..
<9>Bibliographic reference: PIKE A R & BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER,1987.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC1201:

Related monuments

Images

Roman pot found in a burial, Bourne End  © Buckinghamshire County Museum

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council