Monument record 0155800000 - SEVEN WAYS PLAIN

Summary

Iron Age hillfort called Seven Ways Plain in Burnham Beeches

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013958: SLIGHT UNIVALLATE HILLFORT AT SEVEN WAYS PLAIN, BURNHAM BEECHES.
  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of Iron Age hillfort at Seven Ways Plain

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Type and Period (2)

  • UNIVALLATE HILLFORT (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)
  • HILLFORT (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0180 m Width 0125
Plan Form - OVOID
ENCLOSURE CONSISTS OF SINGLE DRY DITCH C.1M DEEP & 11M W. NE SIDE DESTROYED BY QUARRYING & S LEVELLED FOR CAR PARK. INNER BANK BARELY VISIBLE EXCEPT ON SW & E SIDES. BROAD OUTER BANK ON E SIDE DUE TO QUARRYING & FURTHER HOLLOW-WAY GIVING ACCESS TO QUARRY (B1-3).
SW ENTRANCE? WD HUTS ONCE INSIDE (01:000) (B3).
SCHEDULED SAM 27136 (B4).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC12742 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P69.
  • <2>SBC11187 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 98 SW 16 (FILED).
  • <3>SBC9242 Bibliographic reference: MR & MRS D MILLER JUNE 1975 SURVEY (FILED).
  • <4>SBC13941 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <5>SBC22779 Bibliographic reference: Corporation of London. 2005. Burnham Beeches Management Plan 2005-10.
  • <6>SBC23849 Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2010. Desk-Based Assessment & Field Survey: Burnham Beeches, Farnham Common.

Location

Grid reference SU 94710 84660 (point)
Civil Parish BURNHAM, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13218)

Record last edited

May 9 2018 10:02AM

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