Monument record 0466910000 - GREAT MARLOW CHURCH


Seventeenth century records of Civil War ramparts built around the church at Marlow.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • RAMPART (Civil War - 1640 AD to 1649 AD)


1642 churchwardens' accounts mention money paid 'for throwing in the bullworks about the church & in Duck Lane, & for cleaning the church when the souldiers laye inn itt.' this was when the Parliamentary army, under the command of Major-General Brown, was quartered at Marlow (B1,B11,B14).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC7336 Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRED OF DESBOROUGH PP123-155. p143.
  • <11>SBC20462 Bibliographic reference: William Page (ed). 1925. A History of Buckinghamshire (Victoria County History) Volume III. Volume 3. p65.
  • <14>SBC8034 Bibliographic reference: LYSONS D & S 1813 MAGNA BRITANNIA P600.


Grid reference SU 85130 86170 (point)
Civil Parish MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2022 9:57PM

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