Monument record 0511700000 - WINSLOW

Summary

Historical records of possible Saxon palace

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Possible site of a Saxon palace or manor

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • PALACE? (8th Century - 700 AD? to 799 AD?)

Description

WINSLOW WAS A ROYAL RESIDENCE OF MERCIAN KINGS (BI1); KING OFFA OF MERCIA (757-796) STAYED HERE C792 & OTHER TIMES (BI3). AREA CALLED OFFA'S PIECE, IN SCHOOL PLAYING FIELD ON DENE'S HILL (OS 222; AT NGR) SO CALLED DUE TO VICTORIAN FANCY? (BI4)- NOTHING VISIBLE THERE, 1982 (BI5)

Sources (5)

  • <1>SBC7705 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P543.
  • <2>SBC3003 Bibliographic reference: CLEAR A 1894 THE KING'S VILLAGE &DEMESNE; OR A THO USAND YEARS OF WINSLOW LIFE P3.
  • <3>SBC15588 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P466-7.
  • <4>SBC13899 Bibliographic reference: SAVING NA 1973 GLIMPSES OF PAST DAYS P6.
  • <5>SBC12512 Bibliographic reference: RAINS MJ 1982(FEB) FIELD VISIT (&SEE HIS WINSLOW P ARISH SURVEY IN CAS FILE 2802).

Location

Grid reference SP 77400 27400 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC144)

Record last edited

Nov 8 2013 3:28PM

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