Monument record 0002201000 - WHEPLEY HILL CAMP


Formerly thought to be Iron Age or medieval defended enclosure at Whelpley Hill Camp

Protected Status/Designation



Type and Period (2)

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Iron Age to Medieval - 700 BC to 1539 AD) + Sci.Date
  • DITCH (Early Iron Age to Medieval - 700 BC to 1539 AD) + Sci.Date


Plan Form - Oval.
Defences of site consist of a rampart (01:002) & ditch (01:003). They are visible around the whole circuit, though greatly reduced by ploughing. Best preserved in eastern arc. Western arc overlaid by a hedgeline (B5).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC1315 Unpublished document: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 0022..
  • <2>SBC14112 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN J J 1862 HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE P840.
  • <3>SBC15498 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P205.
  • <4>SBC12613 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 1912 P16.
  • <5>SBC11387 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey. OS RECORD CARDS SP 90 SE 16 (AND 44).
  • <6>SBC14021 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1996. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <7>SBC13672 Article in serial: 1848. RECS OF BUCKS I P30 ('BB: PAROCHIAL NOTES'). Vol 1.


Grid reference SP 99680 03970 (point)
Civil Parish ASHLEY GREEN, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Feb 7 2024 7:13PM

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