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|BCC record ID:||0188801101|
|Type of record:||Monument|
|Summary:||Site of possible Second World War prisoner-of-war camp in the grounds of Westhorpe House.|
|Grid Reference:||SU 86592 87375|
LITTLE MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
- PRISONER OF WAR CAMP (Modern - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)
Associated finds: none recorded
Public access information
|Is the site accessible to the public?||No|
|Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?||No|
Westhorpe Park mentioned as the site of a prisoner-of-war camp in BRO publication about wartime Buckinghamshire. Mentions one prisoner-of-war, Rudi Baetke, who stayed in Buckinghamshire after the war and found himself housing his own herd of pigs in the very huts which he had inhabited in 1944 as a P.O.W at Westhorpe House (B5).
NGR to cluster of buildings first shown on late 1940s/early 1950s OS map.
Sources and further reading
|<5>||Bibliographic reference: Buckinghamshire Record Office. 1995. BRO 1995 Wartime Buckinghamshire 1939-1945. p13-14|
Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded
No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council