Monument record 0216100000 - CHINNOR HILL

Summary

Site of Iron Age settlement suggested by surface finds and by features found in subsequent excavations.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Late Iron Age settlement site found by fieldwalking and trial trenching

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • SETTLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Description

IRON AGE POT & FINDS FROM NEWLY PLOUGHED FIELD. FOUND BY P CROSSLEY HOLLAND (B1).
EXCAVATED 1947-1949 BY K M RICHARDSON & A YOUNG. TRIAL TRENCHES SHOWED NO EVIDENCE OF BOUNDARY DITCH OR BANK. MAIN SITE HAD PITS & HEARTHS. POTTERY SUGGESTS DATE FROM MID- LATE PRE-ROMAN IRON AGE (B2-5).
SOME SAXON POT? (B6).

Sources (9)

  • <1>SBC3299 Article in serial: P Crossley-Holland. 1942. 'IRON AGE POTTERY FROM CHINNOR', IN OXONiENSIA 7 PP108-109 & FIG 25. Vol 7.
  • <2>SBC13740 Article in serial: K M Richardson & Alison Young. 1951. 'IRON AGE A SITE ON THE CHILTERNS', IN ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL 31 PP132-148 & PLS XVII-XIX. Vol 31.
  • <3>SBC13236 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 15 1948-51 PP145-146, P279. Vol 15.
  • <4>SBC6303 Bibliographic reference: J F Head. 1955. EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS. pp64, 146.
  • <5>SBC13883 Article in serial: C Saunders. 1971. 'PRE-BELGIC IRON AGE IN THE CENTRAL & WESTERN CHILTERNS', IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL127 P9FF. Vol 127.
  • <6>SBC4835 Verbal communication: Mike Farley (BCM). 1979. FARLEY M E (BCM) AUG 1979, PERS COMM.
  • <7>SBC1280 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum. BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTERS.
  • <8>SBC5763 Verbal communication: Christopher Gowing. 1976. GOWING C N (BCM) MARCH 1976, PERS COMM.
  • <9>SBC3458 Article in serial: R F Denington & L Gallant. 1964. 'IRON AGE POTTERY FROM THORNEY FARM, IVER', IN RECS OF BUCKS 17 PP241,242-224. Vol 17.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 767 004 (105m by 123m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Surface finds (EBC13293)
  • Event - Intervention: Trial trenching and small area excavation (Ref: BL) (EBC12277)

Record last edited

Sep 2 2013 9:10AM

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