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BCC record ID:0691100000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Tenth century placename evidence for the presence of a possible Bronze Age tumulus, but area enclosed and mineral deposits extracted in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Grid Reference:SP 76213 28587

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MOUND? (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

An article tracing the 10th century boundary of the manor of Winslow notes the placename of Dudslow as a furlong in an open field system suggesting a mound or tumulus. There is a query over whether it was north or south of the Buckingham Road. No obvious features are visible and the area was enclosed and suffered from mineral extraction in the 18th and 19th centuries (1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: E J Bull and Julian Hunt. 1996. 'Rewalking the Tenth-century Perambulation of Winslow Manor', in Recs of Bucks 38 pp90-108. Vol 38. p100

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none