Monument record 0034501000 - HOGSHAW

Summary

Historical records of medieval Hospitallers commandery

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1405586: Preceptory of the Knights Hospitallers, associated fishponds, medieval settlement of Hogshaw and the site of the medieval church of St John the Baptist, 200m south of Hogshaw Farm

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Type and Period (4)

  • HOSPITALLERS PRECEPTORY (12th Century to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1499 AD)
  • BUILDING? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • WALL (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

SURVEY OF MONASTERY IN 1338: SMALL WITH COURT, GARDEN ETC. PROB FOUNDED DURING HENRY II'S REIGN; SUPRESSED 1541 (B6).
COMMANDERY FOUNDED 1180; DISSOLVED 1470 (B8).
COMMANDERY OF KNIGHTS HOSPITALLERS PROBABLY STOOD CLOSE TO CHURCH. MENTIONED BEFORE 1180 BUT DISSOLVED BEFORE 1540 (B10).
2 substantial stone walls recorded during watching brief on service trenching carried out in July 2003 by Archaeological Services and Consultancy. The walls were 5m apart, aligned N-S and lay to the SE of the moat. Interpreted as possible remains of preceptory buildings. Preserved in situ. A fragment of moulded limestone, probably part of a window mullion was recovered from 19th and 20th century make-up layers during groundworks for the conversion of a post-medieval ox barn (B13).
Scheduled in June 2013. See Scheduling documents for detail (B15).

Sources (5)

  • <6>SBC15271 Article in serial: VCH BUCKS 1 P390;2 P63;4 PP54-56 (& SEE LARKIN L B 1877 KNIGHTS HOSPITALLERS IN ENGLAND IN CAMDEN SOC 65).
  • <8>SBC7158 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK R N 1971 MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HOUSES, ENGLAND & WALES; 2ND EDITION PP300,304.
  • <10>SBC10708 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 72 SW 1 (FILED).
  • <13>SBC22180 Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2003. Watching Brief & Salvage Recording: Claydon Road, Hogshaw.
  • <15>SBC24352 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England: Schedule of Monuments.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7381 2246 (380m by 360m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish HOGSHAW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14201)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief and salvage recording (Ref: HCR03) (EBC16508)

Record last edited

Jun 24 2019 12:58PM

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