Monument record 0052215000 - Huntercombe Lane, Burnham Abbey


Wall footing discovered during excavation of pipe trench at Burnham Abbey

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • WALL (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)


Pipe trenching in the road between Huntercombe Manor and Burnham Abbey revealed a section of wall footing aligned N-S. The walll footing was 1.55m long and 0.5m high and was sealed below successive layers of road metalling. The footings comprised of a mixture of ceramic tiles, lumps of mortar, medium sized flint nodules and pieces of chalk. The tiles were roughly arranged in courses and bedded in chalky mortar (B30-31).

Sources (2)

  • <30>SBC19084 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1998. Burnham Sewage Treatment Works Pumpaway Sewer and Cippenham Water Main, Bucks. and Berks..
  • <31>SBC20125 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1998. Correspondence wth regard to finds made along line Cippenham Lane water main, Burnham.


Grid reference SU 93132 80517 (point)
Civil Parish BURNHAM, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief carried out during the construction of Burnham Sewage and Treatment Works and Cippneham Lane Water main (EBC16333)

Record last edited

Oct 17 2003 5:13PM

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