Find Spot record 0118400000 - THAMES AT BOURNE END

Summary

Bronze Age or Iron Age log boat found in the Thames in the nineteenth century at Bourne End but now lost

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Length 7620 mm Width 0990 Depth/Thickness 0380
MADE OF SOLID OAK LOG. 3 TRANSVERSE RIBS/SEATS. BOW POINTED & CURVES UPWARD, SQUARE STERN. SIDES GONE. FOUND IN THAMES NEAR MARLOW ROAD STATION (B1-2).
APPROX AT NGR (B3).
BA/IA? (B4-B5).
REF TO 2 BOATS, 1 AT MARLOW, ERRONEOUS (B3,B11).
DRAWN 1872, LOST BY 1880 (B12).
FURTHER DISCUSSION (B13).

Sources (13)

  • <1>SBC5444 Article in serial: A W Franks. 1870-3. NOTE,IN SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON PROCEEDINGS 2ND SERIES 5 PP364-365.
  • <2>SBC13607 Article in serial: 1873. RECS OF BUCKS 4 1873 PP122,397. Vol 4.
  • <3>SBC79 Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). 1978. A R PIKE, NOV 1978.
  • <4>SBC15287 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 PP185,193; 3 P107. Vols 1 & 3.
  • <5>SBC6252 Bibliographic reference: J F Head. 1955. EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS PP77, 170 (BOAT ), 18, 58-59, 170 (RAPIER).
  • <6>SBC1706 Index: BERKSHIRE SITES & MONUMENTS RECORD.
  • <7>SBC15240 Bibliographic reference: VCH BERKS 1 P194. Vol 1.
  • <8>SBC3463 Bibliographic reference: R F Denington. 1966. MIDDLE THAMES IN ANTIQUITY P43.
  • <9>SBC17089 Bibliographic reference: John J Wymer and C J Bonsall. 1977. GAZETEER OF MESOLITHI C/UPPER PALAEOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND & WALES P24.
  • <10>SBC903 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
  • <11>SBC16422 Graphic material: H Dryden. WATERCOLOUR & INK DRAWING BY H.D(RYDEN) FROM A W FRANKS' DRAWING OF BOAT, IN DRYDEN COLLECTION.
  • <12>SBC8293 Bibliographic reference: S McGrail. 1978. LOGBOATS OF ENGLAND & WALES PT 1, IN BAR BRITISHSERIES 51 (1) PP237-238,363-365.
  • <13>SBC5996 Article in serial: R P Hagerty. 1993. 'A BUCKINGHAMSHIRE PREHISTORIC BOAT?', IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY AUTUMN NEWSLETTER PP9-10.

Location

Grid reference SU 892 870 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish WOOBURN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • LOGBOAT (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12725)

Record last edited

Sep 8 2014 2:39PM

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