Monument record 0140000000 - HEDGERLEY DEAN

Summary

Unlocated site of a possible battle in late Saxon period at Hedgerley Dean

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • DITCH? (Saxon - 410 AD? to 1065 AD?)
  • BATTLEFIELD? (Saxon - 410 AD? to 1065 AD?)

Description

LARGE ENTRENCHMENTS AT HEDGERLEY DEAN, FROM WHERE DITCH RAN WEST TO EAST BURNHAM. LOCAL TRADITION OF SITE OF BATTLE BETWEEN THE SAXONS AND THE DANES (LYSONS 1813)(B1-3).
HEDGERLEY DEAN WAS IN FARNHAM ROYAL PARISH. NGR TO AREA OF HEDGERLEY DEAN OPPOSITE EAST BURNHAM (B4-5).
NO ENTRENCHMENTS TRACED, NEAREST ARE CASS 00525 & CASS 01525, 2-4KM NE OF BURNHAM (B6).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC8031 Bibliographic reference: D & S Lysons. 1813. MAGNA BRITANNIA. p561.
  • <2>SBC14331 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P848. p848.
  • <3>SBC15505 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P227. p227.
  • <4>SBC10306 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. OS 1883 1ST EDIT SIX INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <5>SBC10416 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 SIX INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <6>SBC12136 Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) JULY 1978.

Location

Grid reference SU 96500 87000 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish FARNHAM ROYAL, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish HEDGERLEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12264)

Record last edited

Sep 23 1987 12:00AM

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