Monument record 0408901000 - E,SE &S OF LOWER FARM,UPTON Shrunken Village

Summary

Medieval village earthworks recorded in field survey and in aerial photography

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Upton deserted medieval village earthworks with manor site, fishponds and associated ridge and furrow cultivation earthworks

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • SHRUNKEN VILLAGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

DOMESDAY UPTON DIVIDED INTO 2 PARTS: NETHER UPTON & UPPER UPTON (B1). POSSIBLE VILLAGE EARTHWORKS VISIBLE ON AIR PHOTO (3). FIELD VISIT: AREA OF SHRINKAGE TO E OF LOWER FARM DEFINED BY HOLLOW WAY. HOLLOW WAY RUNNING S OF FARM HAS HOUSE PLATFORMS ON NW, DISTURBED GROUND N OF MOATED SITE (CASS 2288)(4).
Aerial photographs taken in 1996 revealed additional earthworks. (3)

Sources (11)

  • ---SBC18893 Aerial Photograph: 12/12/46. RAF 40.4070. SP\771118. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7583 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 P156.
  • <2>SBC15343 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P276-277.
  • <3>SBC163 Aerial Photograph: AERIAL PHOTO.
  • <3>SBC19883 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley. 1996. A25/27/13 - Blommer and Upton. SP7730 1100. Yes.
  • <4>SBC11904 Bibliographic reference: PIKE A R (BCM) 18 NOV 1977 FIELD VISIT.
  • <5>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <6>SBC2962 Bibliographic reference: CLARK T H & BABB L M C (BCM) JANUARY 1994.
  • <7>SBC2974 Bibliographic reference: CLARK T H, BABB L M C & FARLEY M E (BCM) JUNE-JULY 1994 (SEE NOTES & CORRESPONDENCE WITH DR KING,.
  • <8>SBC2965 Bibliographic reference: CLARK T H & FARLEY M E (BCM) FEBRUARY 1995 (BCM ENTRY FORM NUMBER 1605) (SEE NOTES ETC, FILED).
  • <9>SBC2966 Verbal communication: 1995. CLARK T H & FARLEY M E (BCM) MARCH 1995.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7739 1140 (270m by 390m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DINTON-WITH-FORD AND UPTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13455)

Record last edited

Feb 8 2018 11:47AM

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