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Record details

BCC record ID:0060703000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Eighteenth and nineteenth century records of possible tunnels of unknown date from Castle Hill House
Grid Reference:SU 86710 93230
Parish:

HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • TUNNEL? (Unknown date)

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

DR BROWNE-WILLIS IN HIS MSS MENTIONS EXISTENCE OF SEVERAL SUBTERRANEAN ROOMS & PASSAGES LEADING FROM THE MOUNT DOWN TO CHURCH & TOWN, UNCOVERED FROM OPENING AT W END OF MOUNT (B2). IN 1909 A PASSAGE WAS FOUND UNDER HOUSE LEADING OUT BENEATH GARDEN IN A S OR SW DIRECTION (B5).

Sources and further reading

<2>Bibliographic reference: PARKER J 1878 EARLY HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF WYCOMBE PP4-5.
<5>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P197.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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