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Record details

BCC record ID:0187800000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Route of Roman road known as Watling Street
Grid Reference:SP 8542 3590
Parish:

SOULBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?Yes
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0062 km
Plan Form - LINEAR
ST ALBANS-TOWCESTER SECTION. JUST BEFORE LT BRICKHILL PRESENT A5 BENDS N FOR 440YDS & RESUMES NW LINE. PARISH BOUNDARIES FOLLOW ROAD ALMOST CONTINUOUSLY. NEW ALIGNMENT FOLLOWED FOR 7.5 MILES TO STONY STRATFORD. STRAIGHT THROUGH LOUGHTON (B1).
FURTHER DETAIL & MAP (B2).
NGR'S FROM MAPS ETC IN B1-2 (B3).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: MARGARY I D 1973 ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN; 3RD EDITION PP173-175.
<2>Bibliographic reference: VIATORES 1964 ROMAN ROADS IN THE SOUTH-EAST MIDLANDS PP24-31 & MAPS PP365-366.
<3>Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) DEC 1977.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council