Monument record 0002000000 - CYMBELINE'S MOUNT

Summary

Cymbeline's Mount, medieval motte and bailey castle recorded in field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013941: CYMBELINE'S CASTLE: A MOTTE AND BAILEY CASTLE 550M SOUTH WEST OF ELLESBOROUGH CHURCH
  • Planning Notification Area: Medieval motte and bailey castle at Cymbeline's Mount

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOTTE AND BAILEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 0021 m Height 0006
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
EARLY REFERENCES TO PULPIT HILL CAMP AS CYMBELINE'S MOUNT & THIS SITE AS BELLINUS' CASTLE (B1).
ON SMALL SPUR, POSITION NATURALLY STRONG. SURROUNDED BY DITCH (B5).
SCHEDULED. DESCRIPTION (B8).
Would have been intervisible with 'motte' at Church Farm (B10).

Sources (10)

  • <1>SBC7585 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 P172.
  • <2>SBC291 Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP411-412 FIG129.
  • <3>SBC12631 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P139.
  • <4>SBC11464 Bibliographic reference: OXONIENSIA 1942 7 P109 FIG 25 NO.21/WAUGH H, MYNARD D C & CAIN R 1974 SOME IRON AGE POTTERY FROM .
  • <5>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <6>SBC990 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum. 1973. BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER 1973.
  • <7>SBC15087 Unpublished document: R D Thomson. THOMSON R D (BRISTOL UNIVERSITY) SEPT 1957.
  • <8>SBC13943 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1995. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC19438 Graphic material: Went DA. 1995. MPP field worker site visit measured survey.
  • <10>SBC19440 Verbal communication: Farley M. 1996. Pers comm Farley M Site visit.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 83264 06350 (98m by 106m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish ELLESBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • Event - Survey: MPP site visit (EBC15931)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit 1996 (EBC15934)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC18024)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC18025)

Record last edited

Mar 1 2018 12:47PM

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