Monument record 0016200000 - THE MOUNT, WILTON PARK GOLF

Summary

Possible prehistoric barrow or post-medieval prospect mound called The Mount at Wilton Park golf club

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013932: BOWL BARROW ON BEACONSFIELD GOLF COURSE, KNOWN AS `THE MOUNT'
  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of prehistoric barrow or possible 18th century prospect mound

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Type and Period (4)

  • ROUND BARROW? (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 2500 BC? to 701 BC?)
  • PROSPECT MOUND? (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1798 AD?)
  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • WINDMILL MOUND? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 1150 cm Height 0280
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
TUMULUS KNOWN AS THE MOUNT (B1-2).
CIRCULAR MOUND OVERGROWN WITH TREES & SCRUB IN AN AREA ONCE PART OF WILTON PARK, NOW GOLF COURSE. FLATTENED TOP 150CM RADIUS. TRACES OF BERM AROUND MOUND AT HT OF 100CM. COULD BE BARROW, BUT SITUATION IN OLD PARKLAND OF C18 WILTON HOUSE SUGGESTS POST-MED (B3).
PHOTO (B4).
SCHEDULED: SAM 27128 (B5).
Site visit/map made 7 February 1995 by David Went, shows the mound to be 2.3m high, approx. 26m across and likely to have a ditch around it (B6).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC15490 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P157.
  • <2>SBC12728 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P47.
  • <3>SBC11213 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 99 SE 09 (FILED).
  • <4>SBC14824 Bibliographic reference: STAINTON B A JUNE 1976 (PHOTO, FILED).
  • <5>SBC23965 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1995. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <6>SBC20087 Cartographic materials: David Went. 1995. Site sketch of the Mount, Beaconsfield Golf Club.

Location

Grid reference SU 95540 90890 (point)
Civil Parish BEACONSFIELD, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Sep 22 2021 2:00PM

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