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Record details

BCC record ID:0064300000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Saxon inhumation cemetery found in the nineteenth century
Grid Reference:SP 77680 01430
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • INHUMATION CEMETERY (5th Century Saxon to 10th Century - 410 AD to 999 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?Unclassified

Full description

GRAVES FOUND S SIDE OF WARREN, LATE C19, 60CM FROM SURFACE (B1-2).OS 1885 MAP SHOWS SITE AT SP7756 0135, BUT 1922 EDITION HAS CORRECT LOCATION (B3-5). IN 1912 C SKILBECK FOUND GRAVES & KNIFE IN UPPER RAG-PIT (AT NGR) WHERE PREVIOUS BONES HAD COME FROM, WHICH WERE REBURIED IN BLEDLOW CHURCHYARD (B5-10).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP104-105.
<2>Bibliographic reference: MAIDENHEAD & TAPLOW FIELD CLUB ANNUAL REPORT 7 1891 P37.
<3>Map: OS 1877/85 1ST EDIT SIX-INCH MAP.
<4>Map: OS 1922 SIX INCH MAP (SEE J F HEAD'S WORKING MAP IN CAS FILE 2616).
<5>Bibliographic reference: LETTER FROM C O SKILBECK TO J F HEAD, 1949 (FILED).
<6>Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1946 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AD 450-700, RECSOFBUCKS14P314"".
<7>Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN S BUCKS PP97, 99, 147.
<8>Bibliographic reference: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER (SEE ALSO LETTER FROM C O SKILBECK IN CAS FILE 0645).
<9>Bibliographic reference: MEANEY A 1964 GAZETEER OF EARLY ANGLO-SAXON BURIAL SITES P57.
<10>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 70 SE 12, DEC 1965..

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC10001:
  • EBC14416:

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