Monument record 0014006000 - GRIMS DITCH BETWEEN LILY BOTTOM LANE AND REDLAND END

Summary

Section of probable Iron Age linear earthwork, Grim's Ditch, recorded in field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1021194: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE GRIM'S DITCH: 580M LONG SECTION BETWEEN LILY BOTTOM LANE AND REDLAND END

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Type and Period (2)

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • DITCH (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC? to 42 AD?)

Description

Dimensions - Height 0002 Width 0009 Length 0567 m
Plan Form - LINEAR
STRETCH FROM LILIBOTTOM FARM ALONG EDGE OF HILLOCK WOOD TO REDLAND END (B1).
WELL PRESERVED. PASSES THROUGH WOODLAND NEVER PLOUGHED. DITCH SILTED THROUGH NATURAL CAUSES. SCHEDULED: SAM 35335. SCHEDULING REVISED FEBRUARY 2004 (B3).
MARKED BETWEEN NGR'S (B2).
2 profiles across earthwork recorded by Network Archaeology in February 1999 (B18).

Sources (5)

  • <1>SBC12819 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 PP262-263.
  • <2>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <3>SBC13961 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2004. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS: SAM 35335.
  • <16>SBC19564 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1997. An Archaeological and Management Survey of Grim's Ditch, Buckinghamshire.
  • <18>SBC19566 Unpublished document: Network Archaeology. 1999. Grim's Ditch Archaeological and Management Survey Phase III. pp4,10,Appendix 2,Figs 4,22.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8324 0180 (280m by 490m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE HAMPDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

May 23 2019 4:14PM

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