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Record details

BCC record ID:0160500000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Supposed site of early Saxon battle of late 6th century.
Grid Reference:SP 7768 2741
Parish:

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) BATTLEFIELD? (6th Century - 500 AD? to 599 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

RED FIELD MAY MARK THE SITE OF AN ENCOUNTER BETWEEN THE BRITONS & WEST SAXONS C.571 (B1).
4 SKELETONS FOUND IN SANDPIT (HAYMAN'S PIT IN OS 237), WHERE THERE WAS A MOUND, STILL PARTLY VISIBLE (B2).
3 UPRIGHT SKELETONS FOUND IN SAND DIGGING AT NGR (B3).
SITE NOW ALLOTMENTS/ GARDENS; NOTHING VISIBLE (B4).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: A Clear. 1894. THE KING'S VILLAGE IN DEMESNE: OR 1000 YEARS OF WINSLOW LIFE. p2
<2>Bibliographic reference: N A Saving. 1973. GLIMPSES OF PAST DAYS...OF...WINSLOW. p51
<3>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. 1974. OS record card.
<4>Verbal communication: M J Rains. 1982. RAINS M J FEB 1982 FIELD VISIT (& SEE HIS WINSLOW PARISH SURVEY IN CAS FILE 2802).

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC17214: Disturbed find

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