Monument record 0068600000 - VICINITY OF DINTON CASTLE

Summary

Saxon inhumation cemetery found digging the foundations for the castle in the eighteenth century

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Saxon cemetery found in 18th and 19th centuries and partly excavated in 1991

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Type and Period (1)

  • INHUMATION CEMETERY (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)

Description

IN DIGGING FOUNDATION TRENCH FOR CASTLE MANY HUMAN BONES DISCOVERED (B1).
J Y AKERMAN & REV J J GOODALL'S EXCAVATION ON W SIDE OF CASTLE FOUND NO TRACES OF INTERMENT EXCEPT FURTHER NW (B4).
SITE LIKELY TO EXTEND SE OF A418, ON TOPOGRAPHICAL GROUNDS (B11).
TRENCH CUT C.80M N OF CASTLE: NO INHUMATIONS RECORDED (B12).

Sources (13)

  • <1>SBC1810 Bibliographic reference: BRAND J 1792 DESCRIPTION...OF SUNDRY ANTIQUITIES FOUND IN DINTON IN ARCHAEOLOGIA10P169-171"".
  • <2>SBC4295 Bibliographic reference: DOUGLAS J 1793 NENIA BRITANNICA P69 (PHOTOCOPY FILED).
  • <3>SBC7620 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 PP154-155 & ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • <4>SBC13302 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1860 2 PP137-140; 1872 4 P100; 1946 14 P315.
  • <5>SBC14127 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P115.
  • <6>SBC15292 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 PP197-198.
  • <7>SBC8304 Bibliographic reference: MEANEY A 1964 GAZETTEER OF EARLY ANGLO SAXON BURIAL SITES P57.
  • <8>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <9>SBC6095 Bibliographic reference: HARDEN D B 1956 GLASS VESSELS IN BRITAIN & IRELAND AD 400-1000 IN HARDENDB(ED)DARKAGEBRITAINPP.
  • <10>SBC14991 Bibliographic reference: SWANTON M J 1973 SPEARHEADS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON SETTLEMENT PP174-175 (ROYAL ARC.INSTITUTE).
  • <11>SBC4851 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E (BCM) JAN 1978.
  • <12>SBC372 Bibliographic reference: ALLEN D W H & FARLEY M E (BCM) JUNE 1980.
  • <13>SBC6516 Article in serial: Andrew Hunn, Jo Lawson & Mike Farley. 1994. 'THE ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY AT DINTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', IN ANGLO-SAXON STUDIES VOL 7 PP85-148.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7655 1155 (520m by 290m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DINTON-WITH-FORD AND UPTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC1181)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11949)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13754)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14009)

Record last edited

Jul 15 2021 5:51PM

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