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Record details

BCC record ID:0037202000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Roman pit found in pipeline excavation at Bury Farm
Grid Reference:SU 96700 96850
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area
  • SHINE

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Dimensions - Height 0035 cm Radius 0033
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
ONLY FEATURE EXCAVATED IN PIPELINE TRENCH SECTION WAS A CIRCULAR PIT (P1). TRENCH HAD CUT THROUGH ABOUT ONE THIRD OF IT. FILL WAS A BLACK, FINE-GRAINED SOIL CONTAINING FLINTS. VARIOUS OTHER FEATURES, SMALL DEPRESSIONS ETC, IN ADJACENT TRENCHES (B5).

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1971-1973 19 PP93,345.
<2>Article in serial: CVAHS NEWSLETTER 1973 P7 (FIELD SURVEY REPORT).
<3>Article in serial: D R Wilson. 1974. 'ROMAN BRITAIN IN 1973', IN BRITANNIA 5 PP397-460,P436. Vol 5.
<4>Graphic material: DRAWINGS, COPIES OF SITE DRAWINGS & SLIDES OF 1972 WORK, FILED.
<5>Article in serial: Chess Valley Archaeological & Historical Society. 1985. 'REPORT ON EXCAVATIONS AT BURY FARM, AMERSHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 27 PP119-128. Vol 27.
<6>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER, 1987.
<7>Excavation archive: HUMPHERIES 1972 SITE ARCHIVE. FILE..

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC10470:
  • EBC10475:

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