Monument record 0078400000 - BOURTON GROUNDS

Summary

Late Roman temple found in excavation

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Roman settlement at Thornborough Bridge

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • TEMPLE (3rd Century to 5th Century Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)

Description

Plan Form - SQUARE
TEMPLE, CONSISTING OF CELLA 17FT SQ, WITHIN PORTICO 53FT SQ, WITH FORE-BUILDINGS; NO VISIBLE TEMENOS. ERECTED C.AD 265, WENT OUT OF USE (DEMOLISHED?) EARLY C5 (B1).
CLOSE TO ROMAN ROADS, FORD, CEMETERY & BARROWS (CASS 0177, 0782). SITE LOCATION PRESUMED TO BE WHERE DENSE TILE SCATTER FOUND (B3).

Sources (9)

  • ---SBC17639 Aerial Photograph: 17/10/83. CSS 384.7257. SP\729332. Yes.
  • <1>SBC5800 Article in serial: Charles W Green. 1965. GREEN CW 1964/5 'A ROMANO-CELTIC TEMPLE AT BOURTON GROUNDS, BUCKINGHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 17 PP302,356-366. Vol 17 Parts 4 and 5. pp302, 356-366.
  • <2>SBC16833 Bibliographic reference: WOLVERTON & DISTRICT ARCH SOC NEWSLETTER 1962 NO7 PP8-11 & PLAN.
  • <3>SBC8376 Bibliographic reference: MEF & WOOLEY KJ ?1975 FIELD VISIT. (ALSO SEE AP BY MEF (NEG A/A/7/34) APRIL 1976- COPY AT BCM).
  • <4>SBC7937 Unpublished document: LIST OF OBJECTS WITH BUCKINGHAM ARCH SOC.
  • <5>SBC3211 Bibliographic reference: CORRESPONDENCE ON CAS FILE.
  • <6>SBC10648 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD (NOT RETAINED).
  • <7>SBC5846 Article in serial: Miranda Green. 1983. GREEN M 1983 ISIS AT THORNBOROUGH, IN RECS OF BUCKS 25 PP139-141. Vol 25.
  • <8>SBC24865 Article in serial: Nigel Wilson. 2017. 'The Thornborough Romano-British Temple: a Reappraisal', in Recs of Bucks 57 pp87-94. Vol 57.

Location

Grid reference SP 72930 33090 (point)
Civil Parish BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (7)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11619)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11625)

Record last edited

Aug 10 2020 9:23PM

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