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Record details

BCC record ID:0160501000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Possible Saxon burials found in groundworks in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Grid Reference:SP 7768 2741
Parish:

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • INHUMATION (5th Century Saxon to 6th Century - 410 AD? to 599 AD?)
  • CEMETERY? (5th Century Saxon to 6th Century - 410 AD? to 599 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

AT LEAST 4 SKELETONS FOUND BY A MAN WORKING IN PIT, INVESTIGATED BY HOME OFFICE (B2).
3 UPRIGHT SKELETONS FOUND BY MR WALKER, ROADS FARM, SHIPTON, WHILST SAND DIGGING AT NGR (B3).
SITE NOW GARDENS/ALLOTMENTS; NOTHING VISIBLE (B4).
SITE OF BATTLEFIELD? (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: A Clear. 1894. THE KING'S VILLAGE IN DEMESNE: OR 1000 YEARS OF WINSLOW LIFE.
<2>Bibliographic reference: N A Saving. 1973. GLIMPSES OF PAST DAYS...OF...WINSLOW.
<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Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. 1974.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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