Monument record 0583200000 - BETWEEN BUCKLAND/PUTTENHAM

Summary

Site of late nineteenth century coprolite workings known from historic documents.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • COPROLITE WORKINGS (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

COPROLITE WORKINGS WERE KNOWN TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE NEAR THE CANAL BETWEEN BUCKLAND & PUTTENHAM FROM 1874-5. ON THE ROAD NW FROM BUCKLAND A COPROLITE PIT WAS SEEN [BY THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY] NEAR THE CANAL, 8-10FT DEEP WITH THE SEAM 18IN THICK (B1-2).
MR O'CONNOR POINTS OUT TO MEF THE SITE OF THE WORKINGS (B3).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC9994 Article in serial: Bernard O'Connor. 1990. 'THE COPROLITE INDUSTRY IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', IN RECS OF BUCKS 32 pp76-90. Vol 32.
  • <2>SBC9996 Article in serial: Bernard O'Connor. 1990. 'THE HISTORY OF THE COPROLITE INDUSTRY IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', IN DUNSTABLE MUSEUM JOURNAL.
  • <3>SBC9997 Verbal communication: Bernard O'Connor. 1990. O'CONNOR B TO FARLEY M E (BCM) 1990.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8859 1374 (424m by 421m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DRAYTON BEAUCHAMP, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 3 2012 5:45PM

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