Monument record 0078200000 - THORNBOROUGH MOUNDS

Summary

Two Roman burial mounds, partly excavated in 1839-1840

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013959: TWO ROMAN BARROWS 200M ENE OF THORNBOROUGH BRIDGE
  • Planning Notification Area: Roman settlement at Thornborough Bridge

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • BOWL BARROW (2nd Century - 100 AD to 199 AD)

Description

Plan Form - CIRCULAR
SCHEDULED: SAM 27138. 2 LARGE BOWL BARROWS. EAST BARROW 4M HIGH, 27.4M DIAMETER (B8). WEST BARROW 4.8M HIGH, 36.5M DIAMETER (IN C.1913)(B5). BOTH BARROWS OPENED 1839 & 1840; 1 HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY ROBBED, OTHER HAD RICH CREMATION BURIAL. ROMAN ROADS FROM TOWCESTER, IRCHESTER & MAGIOVINIUM MEET NEARBY (B8). NGR TO SITE (B5). APs (B11-13). Sketch plan of medieval/post-medieval cultivation patterns surrounding mounds (B14).

Sources (13)

  • <1>SBC16670 Bibliographic reference: Brown Willis. 1755. WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQ...BUCKINGHAM P290.
  • <2>SBC7664 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P115 (AN ACCOUNT OF EXCAVATIONS IN 1840).
  • <3>SBC13297 Article in serial: RECORDS OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1859 2 P127; 1885 5 P355; 1954 16 PP 29-32.
  • <4>SBC14185 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P311.
  • <5>SBC12966 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P298.
  • <6>SBC1034 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER 84.18.
  • <7>SBC10932 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD SP73 SW 1.
  • <8>SBC13953 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC11834 Unpublished document: C W Philips (Ordnance Survey). 1955. PHILIPS C W October 1955 COPY OF CORRESPONDENCE.
  • <10>SBC4822 Verbal communication: Mike Farley (BCM). 1990. FARLEY M E (BCM) to JPP 1990 (5TH APRIL).
  • <11>SBC18766 Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. 1946 RAF vertical AP 14.3228. SP\737332. Yes.
  • <13>SBC17390 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1990. 1990 BCM oblique AP A14/7/8-10. SP\731332. Yes.
  • <14>SBC19244 Graphic material: David Went (English Heritage MPP Fieldworker). 1995. David Went 1995 Sketch plan of Thornborough Mounds.

Location

Grid reference SP 73140 33250 (point)
Civil Parish THORNBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (5)

  • Event - Intervention: Antiquarian excavation (EBC11818)
  • Event - Intervention: Antiquarian excavation (EBC11819)
  • Event - Survey: Earthwork survey (EBC15778)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit by EH Field Monument Warden (EBC13823)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit by EH Field Monument Warden (EBC13831)

Record last edited

Dec 30 2019 10:42AM

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