Monument record 0029400000 - ABOVE WHITELEAF CROSS

Summary

Neolithic to Bronze Age bowl barrow recorded in earthwork and geophysical surveys.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1009355: A BOWL BARROW ON WHITELEAF HILL, 90M NORTH OF WHITELEAF CROSS
  • Planning Notification Area: Chalk cross, prehistoric barrows and World War I practice trenches on Whiteleaf Hill

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • BOWL BARROW? (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Description

Dimensions - Length 1600 cm Width 1300 Height 0050
Plan Form - OVAL
REMAINS OF TUMULUS (B1-2).
AT NGR (B3).
NOT LOCATED (B4).
FLATTENED OVAL MOUND: DITCH REPRESENTED BY NARROW LEVELLED AREA 1M WIDE AROUND BASE. SLIGHT TRACES OF 2M WIDE EXTERNAL BANK ON N & E. CROSS-SHAPED TRENCH CUT INTO MOUND CENTRE: SCOTT'S EXCAV (SEE CASS 0296) HAS ALTERED ORIGINAL FORM. SURVEY (B6-7).
Condition survey 2000 (B8).
Geophysical surveys carried out by Bartlett-Clark Consultancy in September 2002 and June 2003 identified ditch-like anomalies, possibly from the barrow ditch although irregular and incomplete. See detailed report (B10).

Sources (12)

  • ---SBC17415 Aerial Photograph: 06/03/92. BCM A16/1/21. SP\822039. Yes.
  • <1>SBC12689 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P263.
  • <2>SBC6228 Bibliographic reference: HEAD J F 1955 EARLY MAN IN S BUCKS P162.
  • <3>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <4>SBC13985 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1992. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <5>SBC988 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum. 1970. BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER 1970.
  • <6>SBC5069 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E MAY 1991 FIELD VISIT.
  • <7>SBC16786 Article in serial: Julia Wise. 1991. 'A Survey of Prehistoric and Later Earthworks on Whiteleaf Hill', in Recs of Bucks 33 PP108-113. Vol 33.
  • <8>SBC19447 Unpublished document: Kidd S. 2000. Whiteleaf Hill site visit and condition report.
  • <9>SBC19161 Unpublished document: Michael Farley Archaeology. 2000. Whiteleaf Local Nature Reserve, Princes Risborough, Bucks..
  • <10>SBC22176 Unpublished document: Bartlett-Clark Consultancy. 2004. Whiteleaf Hill, Princes Risborough: Report on Archaeogeophysical Surveys 2002-3.
  • <11>SBC23046 Article in serial: Gill Hey, Caroline Dennis & Andrew Mayes. 2007. 'Archaeological Investigations on Whiteleaf Hill, Princes Risborough, 2002-6', in Records of Bucks 47 pp1-80. Vol 47, Part 2.

Location

Grid reference SP 82183 04093 (point)
Civil Parish PRINCES RISBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (6)

  • Event - Survey: Condition survey (EBC15939)
  • Event - Survey: Geophysical survey (EBC16513)
  • Event - Survey: Historical and archaeological study of Whitleleaf Local Nature Reserve (EBC17910)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC1384)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC14057)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC11093)

Record last edited

May 15 2017 4:10PM

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