Monument record 0014005000 - GRIM'S DITCH, SW LILYBOTTOM

Summary

Section of probably Iron Age linear earthwork, Grim's Ditch

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1020886: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE GRIM'S DITCH: 1.02KM LONG SECTION FROM WEST OF WHITE HOUSE FARM TO LILY BANK FARM

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (BANK & DITCH, Early Iron Age to Saxon - 700 BC? to 1065 AD?)

Description

Dimensions - Length 175m.
Slight traces of ditch remain. Much altered & denuded (B1).
Bank in good condition. Footpath still occupies site of ditch. Just before Lilybottom Farm dyle is cut away by disused chalk pit. Some churning up of ditch bottom by riders (B2).
Profile across earthwork recorded by Network Archaeology in February 1999 (B18).
SAM No.35334. Scheduling revised September 2003 (B2).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC12693 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P273.
  • <2>SBC13971 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2003. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <18>XYSBC19566 Unpublished document: Network Archaeology. 1999. Grim's Ditch Archaeological and Management Survey Phase III. pp4,10,Appendix 2,Figs 4,21. [Mapped feature: #46113 ]

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 82957 01219 (216m by 527m)
Civil Parish LACEY GREEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 22 2022 3:26PM

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