Monument record 0031701000 - BOARSTALL MANOR HOUSE


Historical records of a medieval manor house

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Boarstall post medieval duck decoy earthworks and Boarstall Tower & medieval to post medieval deserted village earthworks & medieval moated manor earthworks with associated ridge and furrow cultivation earthworks


Type and Period (1)

  • FORTIFIED MANOR HOUSE (Demolished 1770s, 14th Century - 1300 AD? to 1399 AD?)


In 1312 Sir John de Handlo was granted licence to crenellate (fortify) his dwelling house at Boarstall (B5).
A reference to a manor at Boarstall within a moat, reign of Edward II, 1302-27 AD (B12).
House, gatehouse, etc, shown in Boarstall cartulary map c.1444 (B1).
Lady Dynam's house at Borstall damaged in 1646 during Civil War (B37-38).

Sources (5)

  • <5>SBC16032 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 PP10-13.
  • <12>SBC2272 Bibliographic reference: CALENDAR OF CLOSE ROLLS 29 EDWARD II MEMBRANE 22 (P137).
  • <37>SBC25958 Bibliographic reference: Ian Beckett. 2015. Wanton Troopers: Buckinghamshire in the Civil Wars 1640-1660. p65.
  • <38>SBC12371 Article in serial: Stephen Porter. 1984. 'The Civil War Destruction of Boarstall', in Recs of Bucks 26 pp86-91. Vol 26.


Grid reference SP 62400 14200 (point)
Civil Parish BOARSTALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Apr 11 2023 2:24PM

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