Monument record 0031200000 - BEDGROVE FARM, AYLESBURY

Summary

Site of medieval village or hamlet of Bedgrove suggested by historical records and features investigated in excavation

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (3)

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • (Former Type) VILL (Recorded 1086, 11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)
  • HAMLET? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

'BIBBEGROVE' (1295) PROBABLY BEDGROVE, FORMERLY IN WESTON TURVILLE (B1). GOOD SUNKEN ROAD & PLATFORMS NEAR BEDGRAVE FARM (B5). HOUSE PLATFORM EXCAVATED. 3 SEASONS' WORK FOUND FLINT COBBLING, TRACES OF 3 BUILDINGS, OVEN. ALSO ROMAN & LATE SAXON PRESENCE IN AREA (SITE CONFIRMED AS BEDGROVE, NOT CALDECOTE)(B5,B9).
Roger holds Bedgrove himself. It answers for 2 hides. Land for 3 ploughs; in lordship 1. 5 villagers with 5 smallholders have 2 ploughs. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 30s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 40s. Swein, Alwin Varus' man, held this manor; he could sell (B10).

Sources (12)

  • ---SBC17602 Aerial Photograph: CHS B1/38. SP\838127. Yes.
  • ---SBC18906 Aerial Photograph: 01/03/50. RAF 5035 V58/374. SP\840132. Yes.
  • <1>SBC15393 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 PP 321,370; ALSO SEE BUCKS RECORD SOC 1962 12 PP 22-25, 31-32 (CHARTERS 571, 573, 581).
  • <2>SBC1681 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD MW NOTES ON BUCKS DMVS (CAS FILE 0000).
  • <3>SBC13416 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1964 17 PP301,409; 1966 18 P87.
  • <4>SBC8320 Bibliographic reference: MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY 1965 9 P208; 1966 10 P209; 19 68 12 P199.
  • <5>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <6>SBC1665 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD MW & HURST JG 1971 DESERTED MEDIEVAL VIL LAGES P184.
  • <7>SBC5779 Verbal communication: GOWING CN 1977 (AUG) PERS COMM TO ARP.
  • <8>SBC4391 Graphic material: Melanie Steiner & Denise Allen (BCM). 1979. DRAWINGS OF IRONWORK BY MELANIE STEINER (FILED), SITE PLAN BY DENISE ALLEN (FILED).
  • <9>SBC8109 Bibliographic reference: MACDONALD A & GOWING C 1989 EXCAVATIONS AT THE HAM LET IN BEDGROVE,AYLESBURY 1964-6 IN RECSOFBUCKS31.
  • <10>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. Entry 4:6.

Location

Grid reference SP 839 127 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11123)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11125)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC14437)

Record last edited

May 7 2009 9:57AM

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