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Adwell Cop

Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork

Nearest Town:Thame (7km NNW)
OS Ref (GB):   SU703991 / Sheet: 165
Latitude:51° 41' 8.65" N
Longitude:   0° 58' 58.69" W

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Iron age settlement site. Finds of pottery. (ref: Bradford 1942).


'A small detached hillock, about midway between Tetsworth and Lewknor, some  1½ miles from the foot of the Chiltern escarpment' - (quote found somewhere on that there 'Tinternet')
wysefool Posted by wysefool
16th May 2007ce
Edited 16th May 2007ce


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'Adwell Cop is an ancient entrenchment supposed to have been constructed by the Danes when they burnt Oxford in 1010.'

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wysefool Posted by wysefool
16th May 2007ce