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Record details

BCC record ID:0203202000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Extractive pit shown on eighteenth to twentieth century maps at Amersham Common
Grid Reference:SU 99142 97240

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (18th Century to Modern - 1763 AD to 1974 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

two pits shown on the OS 1st Edition 6in (Sheet 43) surveyed 1864-77
And the OS 1st Edition 25in (MF 43.7) surveyed 1876
And the OS 6in surveyed 1961-74; 1:10,000
Estate map 1763 (BRO Ma/4/2T) [B1]

Sources and further reading

<1>Unpublished document: CMAG. 1980(?)-2001. Mineral Extraction Sites in Buckinghamshire. D0200

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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