Monument record 0014008000 - GRIMS DITCH SE OF HAMPDEN HOUSE

Summary

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1021196: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE GRIM'S DITCH: 370M LONG SECTION 330M SOUTH EAST OF HAMPDEN HOUSE
  • Planning Notification Area: Late Prehistoric linear earthworks of Grims Ditch

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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 - Length 0137 m
Plan Form - LINEAR
BANK FORMING BOUNDARY OF PARK. 1936: DITCH VISIBLE ON N SIDE; GONE BY 1983. PRESUMABLY DITCH & POSSIBLE S BANK DESTROYED WHEN ROAD CONSTRUCTED. SCHEDULED: SAM 35337. SCHEDULING REVISED FEBRUARY 2004 (B1).
MARKED ON MAP BETWEEN NGR'S (B2).
Profile across earthwork recorded by Network Archaeology in February 1999 (B18).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC13963 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2004. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS: SAM 35337.
  • <2>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <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SBC19564 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1997.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SBC19566 Unpublished document: Network Archaeology. 1999.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. pp4,11,Appendix 2,Figs 5,23.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8522 0219 (140m by 60m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE HAMPDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

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Record last edited

Sep 30 2015 8:09PM

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