Monument record 0048000000 - C.500M NW OF SLOUGH FARM


Neolithic to Bronze Age ring-ditch recorded in aerial photography

Protected Status/Designation



Type and Period (1)

  • RING DITCH? (RING DITCH:ROUND BARROW?, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 701 BC?)


Dimensions - Radius 20m.
Plan Form - Circular.
Ring ditch, showing as dark circle, probably soilmark, c.500m NW of Slough Farm. Plotted at 1:2500 (paper-strip method)(B1).
Photo from Bledlow Ridge Road (B2).
Dark soilmark c.40m diameter with traces of chalky soil around N & W arcs: possible ditch (B3).
Scheduled (B4).
Included in English Heritage's Heritage at Risk Register 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2021. Condition described as 'Extensive significant problems ie under plough, collapse' with the principal vulnerability from arable ploughing and trend as declining (B5-14).

Sources (29)

  • ---SBC17260 Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/3. SU\805989. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC17312 Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/8/30. SU\806990. Yes.
  • ---SBC17429 Aerial Photograph: 01/08/77. BCM A2/26/2-5. SU\808988. Yes.
  • ---SBC17539 Aerial Photograph: 14/03/81. BCM A5/15/5-7. SU\805988. Yes.
  • ---SBC17661 Aerial Photograph: 18/04/61. CUC ACT 34. SU\806988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC17682 Aerial Photograph: 02/07/62. CUC AFW 4-5. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC17719 Aerial Photograph: 26/04/67. CUC ARA 43. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC17721 Aerial Photograph: 26/04/67. CUC ARA 44. SU\807988.
  • ---SBC17725 Aerial Photograph: 11/07/67. CUC AST 41-42. SU\807988.
  • ---SBC17767 Aerial Photograph: 02/05/73. CUC BMH 84-85. SU\807988.
  • ---SBC17778 Aerial Photograph: 13/12/74. CUC BRW 1-2,4-5. SU\805988.
  • ---SBC17780 Aerial Photograph: 13/12/74. CUC BRW 3. SU\805988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC17843 Aerial Photograph: 21/06/49. CUC CN 34. SU\806988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC18705 Aerial Photograph: 01/03/73. P.WHITEMAN,THAME 2. SU\807988. Yes. Yes.
  • ---SBC18897 Aerial Photograph: 13/07/71. RAF 407.158869-70. SU\806985. Yes.
  • <1>SBC328 Graphic material: Denise Allen (BCM). 1979. PLOT AT 1:2500 (PAPER STRIP METHOD: FROM AERIAL PHOTOS AT BCM)(PLOT FILED AT CAS 5649).
  • <2>SBC11588 Photograph: PARMINTER J E, APRIL 1979 (PHOTOS, FILED).
  • <3>SBC11140 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 89 NW 09 (PART OF)(FILED AT CAS 5649).
  • <4>SBC13928 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <5>SBC23453 Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South East. p30.
  • <6>SBC24032 Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 2011. Heritage at Risk Register 2011: South East. p25.
  • <7>SBC24601 Digital archive: Historic England. 2015. Heritage at Risk Register 2015.
  • <8>SBC24775 Digital archive: Historic England. 2016. Heritage at Risk Register 2016. p8.
  • <9>SBC24932 Digital archive: Historic England. 2017. Heritage at Risk Register 2017.
  • <10>SBC25083 Digital archive: Historic England. 2018. Heritage at Risk Register 2018.
  • <11>SBC25245 Digital archive: Historic England. 2019. Heritage at Risk Register 2019. p133.
  • <12>SBC25497 Digital archive: Historic England. 2020. Heritage at Risk Register 2020.
  • <13>SBC25511 Digital archive: Historic England. 2021. Heritage at Risk Register 2021.
  • <14>SBC25896 Digital archive: Historic England. 2022. Heritage at Risk Register 2022.


Grid reference SU 80470 98980 (point)
Civil Parish BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13260)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13273)

Record last edited

Nov 29 2022 2:41PM

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