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Record details

BCC record ID:0147201000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Reports of finds of ninth to tenth century Viking metalwork during the excavation of the Lock Cut in 1856 and later
Grid Reference:SU 903 859
Parish:

HEDSOR, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • SPEAR (9th Century to 10th Century - 800 AD to 999 AD)

Public access information

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

Full description

DREDGING OF LOCK-CUT IN 1856 UNCOVERED A QUANTITY OF IRON WEAPONS DATING FROM PERIOD OF VIKING ATTACKS, & IN 1860 SEVERAL SPEARHEADS OF SIMILAR DATE DURING DREDGING OF RIVER. IN 1958 A FINE BARBED SPEARHEAD FOUND DURING WORK ON BANKS OF ISLAND (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BROOKS N 1964 UNIDENTIFIED FORTS OF THE BURGHAL HI DAGE, MEDIEVALARCHAEOLOGY8PP79-81"".

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC1269:
  • EBC12690:
  • EBC12715:
  • EBC16330: Test pitting
  • EBC16737: River find

Related monuments

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council