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Record details

BCC record ID:0840500000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval ditch, well and gully with associated animal remains, tile and pottery found during evaluation trial trenching.
Grid Reference:SP 77365 02664
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BOUNDARY DITCH? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WELL? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GULLY (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)

Associated finds

  • MAMMAL REMAINS (6-10) (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • TILE (3) (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • VESSEL (>10) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Public access information

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

Full description

Evaluation trial trenching carried out by TVAS in November 2004 identified a small number of Medieval features. A ditch or large pit aligned NE-SW, 2.2m wide, 0.8m deep and at least 1.6m long, contained 3 sherds of medieval pottery and animal bone in the upper fill. A probable stone-lined well or storage pit, 1.45m diameter was partly investigated to a depth of 0.3m; 16 sherds of medieval pottery, 3 tile fragments and animal bone were found in the fill. The well was cut by an undated shallow gully aligned NE-SW, 0.85m wide, at least 0.3m deep and at least 1.8m long. See report for detail (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2004. West Lane, Bledlow: an Archaeological Evaluation.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC16530: Evaluation trial trenching (Ref: WLB 04/107)

Related monuments: none