Monument record 0032601000 - MORETON FARM deserted settlement

Summary

Deserted settlement wth streets, house platforms and surrounded by ridge and furrow recorded in site visit and aerial photography

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1017454: SITE OF THE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE OF MORETON
  • SHINE: Mill House Farm medieval deserted village earthworks and moated site

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

INCLUDED IN LIST OF BUCKS DMV'S (B6).
EXCELLENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL INFORMATION BUT LITTLE HISTORICAL. SURROUNDED BY EXTENSIVE RIDGE & FURROW (B7).
VERY GOOD STATE OF PRESERVATION: OVER 1M HIGH IN PLACES. LARGE DMV WITH STREETS, PLATFORMS & RIDGE & FURROW. SCHEDULED (B8).
Watching brief carried out by John Moore Heritage Services in March 2011 during groundworks for construction of a new manege identified an undated ditch aligned NE-SW and at least 12m long and 3m wide with post-medieval to modern pottery and brick in the upper fill. Most of the groundworks were restricted to the subsoil layer and natural was only reached in the NE corner of the site. See report for details (B12).

Sources (23)

  • ---SBC17261 Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/3/1-2. SP\791098. Yes.
  • ---SBC17264 Aerial Photograph: 01/07/75. BCM A1/3/14A. SP\791099. Yes.
  • ---SBC17339 Aerial Photograph: 15/07/86. BCM A11/3/17. SP\792097. Yes.
  • ---SBC17895 Aerial Photograph: 27/04/54. CUC NY 60. SP\790098. Yes.
  • ---SBC17896 Aerial Photograph: 27/04/54. CUC NY 61. SP\791099. Yes.
  • ---SBC17913 Aerial Photograph: 08/04/56. CUC SG 88. SP\790095. Yes.
  • ---SBC17914 Aerial Photograph: 08/04/56. CUC SG 89. SP\791096. Yes.
  • ---SBC17915 Aerial Photograph: 08/04/56. CUC SG 90. SP\790094. Yes.
  • ---SBC18875 Aerial Photograph: 04/02/48. RAF 348.4078. SP\789098. Yes.
  • ---SBC18876 Aerial Photograph: 04/02/48. RAF 348.4079. SP\796099. Yes.
  • ---SBC20704 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP79200985. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7313 Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRE D OF DESBOROUGH P435.
  • <2>SBC14721 Bibliographic reference: SMYTH W H 1864 ADDENDA TO THE AEDES HARTWELLIANAE P127.
  • <3>SBC3520 Map: DINTON ENCLOSURE MAP 1803 (IN BRO REF IR/63 AR)(CO PY IN HANGING FILE).
  • <4>SBC12628 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P125.
  • <5>SBC15344 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P278.
  • <6>SBC1647 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD M W 1953 NOTES ON BUCKS DMV'S(IN CAS FIL E 0000);BERESFORD M W & HURST J G 1971 DESERTED M.
  • <7>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <8>SBC14039 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1997. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC2824 Unpublished document: Barbara Chalkley. 1985. THREE DESERTED VILLAGES IN THE VALE OF AYLESBURY: BURSTON, MORETON, PITCHCOTT.
  • <10>SBC3186 Map: MODERN COPY OF MAP OF 1660.
  • <11>SBC11489 Bibliographic reference: PAGE M(ED)(1996) THE PIPE ROLLS OF THE BISHOPRIC OF WINCHESTER 1301-1302 HANTS RECORD SOCIETY 14 MOR.
  • <12>SBC23900 Unpublished document: John Moore Heritage Services. 2011. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Moreton Barn, Water Lane, Ford.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7905 0976 (310m by 630m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DINTON-WITH-FORD AND UPTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14169)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit by EH Field Monument Warden (EBC13831)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: DFMB 11) (EBC17398)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2019 3:32PM

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