Monument record 0164500000 - BODDINGTON HILL

Summary

Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age hillfort recorded in excavation and field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1011304: BODDINGTON CAMP: A SLIGHT UNIVALLATE HILLFORT ON THE SUMMIT OF BODDINGTON HILL
  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of Prehistoric hillfort on Boddington Hill

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • HILLFORT (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC to 401 BC)

Description

Plan Form - PEAR SHAPED
OCCUPIES SW FACING SPUR OF CHILTERNS. CONSISTS OF SINGLE BANK, AUGMENTED BY DITCH EXCEPT WHERE STEEPNESS OF SLOPE MAKES IT UNNECESSARY. NE END DESTROYED BY HOUSE & GARDENS (B6).
GAP SW END BUT ORIGINAL ENTRANCE PROBABLY ON NE (B3).
GOOD AP SUGGESTS OUTER DEFENCE /ENCLOSURE ON SE SIDE (B12).
PRE-HILLFORT BA PHASE? (B11).
TOPOGRAPHIC AND GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, WITH CONSERVATION PROPOSALS (B14).
PRESS CUTTING AND CORRESPONDENCE CONCERNING TREE PLANTING ON BODDINGTON HILLSIDE (B15).

Sources (18)

  • ---SBC18874 Aerial Photograph: 01/04/50. RAF 346.4310. SP\883078. Yes.
  • <1>SBC284 Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND P79.
  • <2>SBC15336 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P26.
  • <3>SBC12649 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P184.
  • <4>SBC13409 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1964 17 P303 (& SEE PLANS, SECTIONS & NOTES FILED).
  • <5>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <6>SBC14029 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1993. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <7>SBC1281 Article in serial: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTERS & RECS OF BUCKS 1919 11 P57; 1967 18 P168.
  • <8>SBC4450 Bibliographic reference: DYER J 1976 A FUTURE FOR PREHISTORY IN THE CHILTERNS IN CBAGROUP9NEWSLETTER6P7"".
  • <9>SBC4480 Bibliographic reference: EATON CAPT H, SEPT 1977, NOTES ETC FILED.
  • <10>SBC2833 Bibliographic reference: CHAMPION MR T J & FARLEY M E, AUG 1982.
  • <11>SBC3357 Bibliographic reference: DALWOOD C H 1984/MDA CARDS (SEE NOTES FILED).
  • <12>SBC5024 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E FROM RAF A/P'S (AT BCM).
  • <13>SBC9999 Bibliographic reference: O'SULLIVAN C & FARLEY M E (BCM) SEPTEMBER 1994 (SEE LIST, FILED).
  • <14>SBC15092 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1996. A REPORT ON AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE HILLFORT AT BODDINGTON BANKS, WENDOVER.
  • <15>SBC11566 Bibliographic reference: PARKHOUSE J (PRESS CUTTING AND CORRESPONDENCE, FILED).
  • <16>SBC9998 Unpublished document: O'SULLIVAN C & FARLEY M E (BCM) JAN 1996 (BCM ENTRY FORM NO.1957).
  • <17>SBC842 Unpublished document: Bartlett-Clark Consultancy. 1996. ARCHAEOGEOPHYSICAL SURVEY OF THE HILLFORT AT BODDINGTON BANKS, WENDOVER.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 88239 08015 (401m by 486m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish HALTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (6)

  • Event - Survey: Geophysical Survey (EBC10557)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13828)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC14017)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC16572)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (Ref: BOD 96) (EBC10558)
  • Event - Intervention: Trial trench excavation (EBC12280)

Record last edited

Oct 31 2016 4:18PM

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