Monument record 0414602000 - LOWER ICKNIELD WAY

Summary

Possible late prehistoric trackway later re-used as a Roman road

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • TRACKWAY (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Description

Plan Form - LINEAR
LOWER ICKNIELD WAY - ROMAN & MODERN ROADS COINCIDE, RUNNING PARALLEL TO PARISH BOUNDARY THROUGH LONGWICK-CUM-ILMER. (BUT C.100M INSIDE)(B1-2).
NGR'S FROM MAPS IN B1 (B3).
Existence of routeway east of Princes Risborough questioned (B4).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC16287 Bibliographic reference: 1964. VIATORES 1964 ROMAN ROADS IN THE S E MIDLANDS,PP. 55-56 & MAPS PP396-398.
  • <2>SBC8166 Bibliographic reference: MARGARY I D 1973 ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN, 3RD ED. PP182-183.
  • <3>SBC46 Bibliographic reference: A R PIKE FEB 1978 & G E SCRIMGEOUR MARCH 1988.
  • <4>SBC22157 Article in serial: Sarah Harrison. 2003. 'The Icknield Way: Some Queries', in Archaeological Journal 160. Vol 160.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7910 0419 (4300m by 3620m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish LONGWICK-CUM-ILMER, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish PRINCES RISBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jan 7 2010 6:28PM

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