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Record details

BCC record ID:0203201000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Nineteenth century dene hole found on Chalfont Road
Grid Reference:SU 99200 97300
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • DENE HOLE (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 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

A REFERENCE TO A CHALK MINE AT CHALFONT ROAD (B9), DUG BEFORE 1901 AND OWNED BY HENRY SMITH OF AMERSHAM COMMON. THIS H SMITH WAS THE LAST OWNER OF THE BRICKWORKS (B1,B6) AND ON THIS BASIS THE DENEHOLE IS LOCATED TO THE SAME SITE AS THE WORKS (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 2032.
<6>Bibliographic reference: KELLYS DIRECTORY OF BUCKS 1883-1903..
<9>Bibliographic reference: REPORT OF H.M.INSPECTOR OF MINES (INFORMATION FROM MR A.PEARMAN, CHELSEA SPELEO SOC. 24 SIDNEY RD, B.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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