Monument record 0031500000 - BROOK HOUSE, HARTWELL ROAD

Summary

Approximate location of site of medieval leper hospital known from historic records but not found in evaluation trial trenching

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Type and Period (2)

  • HOSPITAL (12th Century to 16th Century - 1100 AD? to 1548 AD?)
  • LEPER HOSPITAL (12th Century to 16th Century - 1100 AD? to 1548 AD?)

Description

ST LEONARD'S LEPER HOSPITAL, FOUNDED IN/BEFORE HENRY I'S REIGN (1100-35). RECORDED AS BEING NEGLECTED IN 1360 (B3).
UNITED WITH ST JOHN'S HOSPITAL (CASS 00316), 1384 (B4).
BOTH HAD CEASED TO EXIST BY 1548. FOR PLACENAME EVIDENCE SEE B3-4. SITE OF HOSPITAL AT/NEAR BROOK HOUSE? (B6-7).
Negative evaluation (2 trial trenches, Area B) carried out on southeast side of Oxford Road in January 1998 by Hertfordshire Archaeological Trust (B8-9,B11).
Evaluation of adjacent TA and Red Cross Centres by Wessex Archaeology in February and March 2003 failed to locate any remains of the hospital (B10).

Sources (12)

  • <1>SBC7651 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 PP57-58.
  • <2>SBC14289 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P72.
  • <3>SBC5653 Bibliographic reference: Robert Gibbs. 1885. A History of Aylesbury. pp103-104.
  • <4>SBC15273 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 P392; 3 P4.
  • <5>SBC7154 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK R N 1971 MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HOUSES OF ENGLAND & WALES (2ND EDN) PP313, 340.
  • <6>SBC6089 Verbal communication: Hugh Hanley (BRO). 1977. HANLEY H (COUNTY ARCHIVIST) AUG 1977 PERS COMM.
  • <7>SBC19716 Unpublished document: Max Satchell (Wellcome Trust). 1997. Max Satchell to Julia Wise April 1997 Correspondence.
  • <8>SBC19062 Unpublished document: Hertfordshire Archaeological Trust. 1998. The Oxford Road Watermill, Aylesbury: an Archaeological Excavation.
  • <9>SBC19767 Unpublished document: Hertfordshire Archaeological Trust. 1999. The Oxford Road Watermill, Aylesbury.
  • <10>SBC20243 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 2003. Aylesbury TA, Oxford Road, Aylesbury: Report on Archaeological Evaluation.
  • <11>SBC22119 Article in serial: Ron Humphrey et al. 2004. 'The Oxford Road Watermill, Aylesbury', in Records of Buckinghamshire Vol 44. Vol 44. pp67,70-71.
  • <12>SBC23953 Unpublished document: Archaeology & Planning Solutions. 2005. Land North of Oxford Road, Aylesbury: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment.

Location

Grid reference SP 81240 13740 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching (EBC16115)
  • Event - Intervention: Evaluation trial trenching (Ref: 52435) (EBC16377)

Record last edited

Jul 13 2017 12:03PM

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