Monument record 0251300000 - HEMLEY HILL, SAUNDERTON

Summary

Saxon cemetery suggested by finds of human bone and Saxon metalwork

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1020290: ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY ON HEMLEY HILL
  • Planning Notification Area: Saxon cemetery site
  • SHINE: Buried remains of early Anglo-Saxon inhumation cemetery at Hemley Hill

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Type and Period (1)

  • INHUMATION CEMETERY (6th Century to 7th Century - 500 AD? to 699 AD?)

Description

SAXON IRON SHIELD BOSS & GILT SQUARE-HEADED BROOCH FOUND WITH OTHER OBJECTS. FIELD USUALLY PLOUGHED, NOW UNDER GRASS (B1).
SURVEY OF FIELD & FINDSPOTS PLOTTED. INFO RECEIVED ABOUT 2 SKELS FOUND C.1934 IN NEARBY GARDENS (B2).
MAGNETOMETER SURVEY BY DOE AM LAB. COULD BE LARGE CEMETERY (B3).
SCHEDULED: SAM 29435 (B6).
Further finds (see :03:000 for details).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC9339 Unpublished document: 1976. MR P SHINGLETON & M E FARLEY, OCT/NOV 1976/CAS CAR D 2513 (DRAWINGS & PHOTOS/SLIDES OF OBJECTS FILED.
  • <2>SBC8052 Bibliographic reference: M E FARLEY & A R PIKE 15 OCT 1976 FIELD SURVEY (PL AN IN HANGING FILE)/CAS CARD 2513.
  • <3>SBC33 Unpublished document: Ancient Monuments Laboratory. 1977. Ancient Monuments Laboratory Report: Geophysics (MAGNETOMETER SURVEY).
  • <4>SBC6273 Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN SOUTH BUCKS P165.
  • <5>SBC9861 Unpublished document: NAR SP70 SE20, DECEMBER 1967.
  • <6>SBC18995 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2001. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS: MAY 2001.
  • <7>SBC19392 Verbal communication: Shingleton P. 1997. Pers comm Shingleton P to Farley F.

Location

Grid reference SP 79970 02130 (point)
Civil Parish BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (4)

  • SQUARE HEADED BROOCH (6th Century to 7th Century - 500 AD? to 699 AD?)
  • SHIELD BOSS (6th Century to 7th Century - 500 AD? to 699 AD?)
  • KEY (LOCKING)? (6th Century to 7th Century - 500 AD? to 699 AD?)
  • MOUNT? (6th Century to 7th Century - 500 AD? to 699 AD?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Geophysical survey (Ref: G 77/2) (EBC13200)
  • Event - Survey: Metal detecting (EBC12656)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2020 6:27PM

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