Monument record 0221000000 - 300M N OF DORTON HILL FARM

Summary

Earthwork enclosure traditionally thought to be an Iron Age or Roman fortification but probably medieval cultivation terraces

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Earthwork enclosure traditionally thought to be an Iron Age or Roman fortification but probably medieval cultivation terraces
  • SHINE: Moat Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Moat Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Moat Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Moat Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Moat Farm medieval moated site

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Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) DEFENDED ENCLOSURE (Early Iron Age to 5th Century Roman - 700 BC? to 409 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE? (Undated)
  • CULTIVATION TERRACE? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

DORTON CAMP - SAID TO BE SITE OF ROMAN OR BRITISH ENCAMPMENT (B1).
NO PATTERN CAN BE DISTINGUISHED TO INDICATE FORTIFICATIONS OF ANY PERIOD. SITE NOT IMPRESSIVE ON GROUND BUT NB NAME 'CAMP HILL' (B3).
2 SIDES OF PROB ENCLOSURE SHOW WITH HEAVY R&F IN 1948 APS' BUT LATER APS SHOW PLOUGHED OUT (B4).

Sources (5)

  • ---SBC18840 Aerial Photograph: 04/02/48. RAF 280.3004. SP\672133. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7489 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 1 P243.
  • <2>SBC14205 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P376.
  • <3>SBC3398 Bibliographic reference: DAVIES M & FARLEY M E,26 JAN 1973,FIELD VISIT.
  • <4>SBC10542 Bibliographic reference: OS FIELD INVESTIGATION & OS RECORD CARD(FILED).

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 6788 1283 (130m by 100m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DORTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC142)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC17670)

Record last edited

Dec 19 2014 7:09PM

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