Monument record 0105004000 - AKEMAN STREET

Summary

Roman road known from field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Description

Plan Form - LINEAR
VERULAMIUM TO ALCHESTER (37 MILES). RUNS ON FINE AGGER 3-4FT HIGH FOR MOST OF WAY TO AYLESBURY (B1). ENTERS COUNTY ON COURSE OF PRESENT A41 AT SP9098 1102 (B2). BROAD BANK BESIDE A41, SP8619 1264 TO SP8661 1254, ON N SIDE AGAINST HEDGEROW. UNLIKELY POSITION FOR MEDIEVAL HEADLAND, SO ?=AKEMAN STREET (B3).

Sources (6)

  • ---SBC20715 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89281260. Yes.
  • ---SBC20730 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89641257. Yes.
  • ---SBC20731 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89001220. Yes.
  • <1>SBC8162 Bibliographic reference: MARGARY I D 1973 ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN 3RD ED PP1 55-158 (ROAD 16A).
  • <2>SBC10407 Map: OS 1960 1:10560 MAPS WITH NOTES BY A R PIKE,FEB 19 77.
  • <3>SBC5151 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E,JAN 1974,FIELD VISIT.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8780 1211 (6360m by 2190m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish WESTON TURVILLE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish BUCKLAND, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish ASTON CLINTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13962)

Record last edited

Nov 23 2015 10:27AM

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