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Record details

BCC record ID:0099200000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Hedgrow dated to the tenth century by hedgerow dating and in documentary sources
Grid Reference:SP 8232 0270
Parish:

LACEY GREEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

PRINCES RISBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

GREAT AND LITTLE HAMPDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BOUNDARY (10th Century - 900 AD to 999 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

Plan Form - LINEAR
BLACK HEDGE MARKS BOUNDARY OF MONKS RISBOROUGH. FOUND TO CONTAIN 12.44 SPECIES IN A 30YD STRETCH. FIRST MENTIONED IN AD 903 CHARTER (ILLUS)(B1-2).
'BLACANHEGCEAN' DATED BY SPECIES COUNT TO C8. 30FT WIDE IN PLACES, APPEARS TO BE A DOUBLE HEDGE WITH CENTRAL DITCH (FURTHER DETAIL & CHARTER TRANSCRIPT)(B3).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: GELLING M (ED) 1979 EARLY CHARTERS OF THE THAMES VALLEY PP178-181 (APPEN-DIX BY M REED)(PHOTOCOPY, F.
<2>Bibliographic reference: REED M 1979 THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LANDSCAPE PP70-71 & PLATE 7.
<3>Bibliographic reference: BAINES A H J 1981 THE BOUNDARIES OF MONKS RISBOROUGH IN RECSOFBUCKS23PP76-101"".
<4>Bibliographic reference: BAINES A H J 1996 MONKS RISBOROUGH: NEW LIGHT FROM ISLINGTON, IN RECSOFBUCKS36(1994)PP98-102"".
<5>Bibliographic reference: HEPPLE L W & DOGGETT A M 1994 THE CHILTERNS (2ND EDN, REPRINTED 1999) PP65-68 FIGS 16,23-4,46-8.
<6>Article in serial: Gill Hey, Caroline Dennis & Andrew Mayes. 2007. 'Archaeological Investigations on Whiteleaf Hill, Princes Risborough, 2002-6', in Records of Bucks 47 pp1-80. Vol 47, Part 2.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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