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Record details

BCC record ID:0087800000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Roman villa, visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs
Grid Reference:SU 79800 99050
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • VILLA (1st Century Roman to 2nd Century - 43 AD to 199 AD)

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 - Length 0030 m Width 0014
Plan Form - H SHAPED
LARGE VILLA VISIBLE ON AP1-14. LIES NEAR NE CORNER OF TRAPEZOIDAL ENCLOSURE. RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE TO NE. PARK ST-LOCKLEYS TYPE. H-SHAPED PLAN; WINGS SECONDARY. ?BATHS ON S END OF HOUSE. SOME FEATURES PROB OF TIMBER ON INSUBSTANTIAL STONE FOOTINGS (B1-5).
PLOTTED AT 1:2500 (B6).
SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT No. 27149 (B5).
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 (B9).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 12/06/73. BCM/SU 79/99/01. SU\799991. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 02/07/62. CUC AFW 6. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 02/07/62. CUC AFW 7. SU\799990. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 02/07/62. CUC AFW 8. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/62. CUC AGR 5. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/62. CUC AGR 6. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/62. CUC AGR 7. SU\797990. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/62. CUC AGR 8. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 01/08/62. CUC AGR 9. \.
---Aerial Photograph: CUC BFK 98. \.
---Aerial Photograph: 21/06/71. CUC BFL 1. SU\797990.
---Aerial Photograph: 21/06/71. CUC BFL 2. SP\797990.
---Aerial Photograph: 21/06/71. CUC BFL 3. SU\797990. Yes. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 21/06/71. CUC BFL 4. SU\797990.
<1>Article in serial: ST. JOSEPH J K 1965 AIR RECONNAISSANCE IN BRITAIN 1961-1964, JOURNALOFROMANSTUDIES55P88&PL.XIII"".
<2>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 17 1965 P410.
<3>Bibliographic reference: WILSON D R 1974 RB VILLAS FROM THE AIR, BRITANNIA5PP254,258"".
<4>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 79 NE 03 (FILED).
<5>Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
<6>Graphic material: DENISE ALLEN PLOT AT 1:2500 (NMR METHOD)(FILED).
<7>Bibliographic reference: COLLARD M & PARKHOUSE J 1995 A BELGIC/ROMANO-BRITISH CEMETERY AT BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON IN RECSOFBUC.
<8>Unpublished document: Dr Martin Butcher. 2004. Correspondence from Dr Martin Butcher to Brett Thorn (BCM).
<9>Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South East. p30

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC11925:

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Images

Site of Lodge Hill Roman villa, Bledlow Ridge  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilSite of Lodge Hill Roman villa, Bledlow Ridge  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council