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BCC record ID:0186600000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Roman artefacts found in fieldwalking, metal-detecting and excavation on the line of the Amersham by-pass
Grid Reference:SU 9483 9768
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • 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

FOUND BY B STAINTON, D HUMPHRIES, S CAUVAIN, MEF. FINDS INCLUDE FLAKE, 1 MED RIM, 2 FRAGS TEGULAE, 12 RB SHERDS (00:001-2)(B1). SUBSEQUENT METAL DETECTING FINDS 5 BRONZE BOWLS, 1 DISH, SCEPTRE-HEAD (01:001-007). FURTHER DETECTING FINDS 2ND SCEPTRE-HEAD (B3-4). BYPASS BUILDING: FURTHER FINDS (02:000).
Evaluation by AS&C in April 2003 at West Lodge found only redeposited Romano-British building material (chalk blocks and brick/tile fragments) possibly disturbed during C19 or C20 building works (B9).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E 1982 (SEE ENVELOPE FILE).
<2>Bibliographic reference: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER 80.74.
<3>Bibliographic reference: MELLING P & FARLEY M E 1982 (& SEE FARLEY M, HENIG M & TAYLOR J W 1988 HOARD OF LATE ROMAN BRONZE B.
<4>Bibliographic reference: MR P MELLING, S.BUCKS METAL DETECTOR CLUB AND M E FARLEY, SPRING 1986.
<5>Bibliographic reference: HENIG M 1984 RELIGION IN ROMAN BRITAIN PP138-139.
<6>Bibliographic reference: M E FARLEY, MAY 1986 (AND SEE CAS ENVELOPE FILE 1866).
<7>Graphic material: MRS B A STAINTON (CVAHS) JUNE 1982 (SEE DRAWING IN CAS ENV.
<8>Article in serial: P A Yeoman and I J Stewart. 1992. 'A ROMANO-BRITISH VILLA ESTATE AT MANTLES GREEN, AMERSHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 34. Vol 34. pp107-182
<9>Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2003. Archaeological Evaluation: West Lodge, Shardeloes Estate, Amersham.
<10>Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2001. Chilterns Chalk Streams Project: Chess & Misbourne Valleys - Archaeological Assessment.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC10371:
  • EBC10374:
  • EBC14566:
  • EBC16415: Evaluation trial trenching (Ref: WLA03)

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