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Record details

BCC record ID:0010605000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Possible Civil War defensive earthworks
Grid Reference:SP 6560 1389
Parish:

BRILL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • RAMPART? (Civil War - 1640 AD? to 1649 AD?)
  • FIELDWORK? (Civil War - 1640 AD? to 1649 AD?)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Ancient Monument
  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

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

Full description

Plan Form - LINEAR
SAM. DID BANK & DITCH FORM PART OF CIVIL WAR DEFENSIVE EARTHWORKS, A STRONG RAMPART & DITCH? (B4). REFERENCE TO DOCUMENTARY RECORDS OF FORTIFICATIONS CREATED AT BRILL DURING THE CIVIL WAR (B5).

Sources and further reading

<3>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P67.
<4>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P15.
<5>Bibliographic reference: F W Bateson. 1966. BRILL, A SHORT HISTORY. pp11-12
<6>Verbal communication: MEF, BATESON FW, DAVIES M 1972 (19 SEPT) PERS COMM.
<16>Article in serial: Michael Farley. 1989. 'AN IRON AGE HILLFORT AT BRILL?', IN RECS OF BUCKS 31 PP27-32 & PL III-IV. Vol 31.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments

Images

Earthworks at Brill  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilBrill church and possible medieval hunting lodge  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilBrill church and possible medieval hunting lodge  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilBrill church and possible medieval hunting lodge  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilBrill church and possible medieval hunting lodge  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council