Monument record 0840500000 - SE side of Cross Lanes, Bledlow


Medieval ditch, well and gully with associated animal remains, tile and pottery found during evaluation trial trenching.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (4)

  • BOUNDARY DITCH? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WELL? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GULLY (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)


Evaluation trial trenching carried out by TVAS in November 2004 identified a small number of Medieval features. A ditch or large pit aligned NE-SW, 2.2m wide, 0.8m deep and at least 1.6m long, contained 3 sherds of medieval pottery and animal bone in the upper fill. A probable stone-lined well or storage pit, 1.45m diameter was partly investigated to a depth of 0.3m; 16 sherds of medieval pottery, 3 tile fragments and animal bone were found in the fill. The well was cut by an undated shallow gully aligned NE-SW, 0.85m wide, at least 0.3m deep and at least 1.8m long. See report for detail (B1).

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC22260 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2004. West Lane, Bledlow: an Archaeological Evaluation.


Grid reference SP 77365 02664 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (3)

  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • MAMMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching (Ref: WLB 04/107) (EBC16530)

Record last edited

Jan 28 2005 5:47PM

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