Monument record 0093100000 - RAGPIT HILL

Summary

One of two possible Late Bronze Age cross-dykes recorded in field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013933: CROSS DYKE ON RAGPIT HILL, 230M ENE OF GREAT KIMBLE CHURCH
  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of Prehistoric cross dyke on Ragpit Hill

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • CROSS DYKE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0060 m Width 0010
Plan Form - LINEAR
1 OF 2 PROBABLE LBA CROSS-RIDGE DYKES (SEE ALSO CASS 00932). CUT SHORT AT SW END BY CHALK QUARRYING. GAP APPEARS TO BE MODERN. BANK 6M WIDE, 1.3M HIGH ON DOWNHILL SIDE. DITCH ON UPHILL SIDE OF BANK 4M WIDE & UP TO 1M DEEP. CROSSED BY MED OR LATER BANK (B6).
SCHEDULED (B8).
Site visit and condition survey by MPP fieldworker (B9).
Suggestion of cross ridge dyke to be trackway. High potential for barrows (B10).

Sources (10)

  • <1>SBC12639 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P164.
  • <2>SBC10430 Map: OS 1962 MAP OF SOUTHERN BRITAIN IN THE IRON AGE P40.
  • <3>SBC6785 Bibliographic reference: JENKINS J G 1967 CHEQUERS P3.
  • <4>SBC3202 Bibliographic reference: CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN OS & C N GOWING (BCM) 1964 (FILED).
  • <5>SBC979 Bibliographic reference: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER 1963 & 1964.
  • <6>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <7>SBC11933 Map: PIKE A R (BCM) FROM OS 1972 1:2500 MAP.
  • <8>SBC23975 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1995. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC19464 Graphic material: Went D. 1995. Ragpit Hill Great and Little Kimble.
  • <10>SBC19465 Verbal communication: Farley M. 1996. Pers comm Farley M.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8276 0602 (20m by 50m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE KIMBLE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (5)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13656)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14131)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14168)
  • Event - Survey: Condition survey (EBC15959)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC15960)

Record last edited

Feb 16 2021 3:34PM

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