Monument record 0040701000 - CHURCH FARMHOUSE, QUARRENDON

Summary

Site of early seventeenth century farmhouse at Church Farm, now demolished.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013416: DESERTED VILLAGES AND CIVIL WAR EARTHWORK

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FARMHOUSE (17th Century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)

Description

Plan Form - L SHAPED
HOUSE IS 2-STOREYED, BUILT EARLY IN C17 OF BRICK AND TIMBER; THE ROOFS ARE TILED. THE PLAN IS L-SHAPED, WITH A MODERN ADDITION ON THE NW. IN THE S WALL IS A BLOCKED WINDOW WITH AN ORIGINAL MOULDED FRAME OF WOOD. THE CHIMNEY STACK IS OF OLD THIN BRICKS, AND UNDER IT IS A LARGE OPEN FIREPLACE. THE CEILINGS HAVE CHAMFERED BEAMS. AN OUTHOUSE AT THE BACK IS ALSO OF C17 BRICK AND TIMBER, AND SOME WORKED STONES FROM THE CHURCH ARE BUILT INTO ONE OF THE WALLS ENCLOSING THE FARM. THE MOAT ENCLOSES THE HOUSE ON THREE SIDES (B1).
HOUSE NOW DEMOLISHED. THE FOOTINGS, STANDING 1M HIGH, INCORPORATE ASHLAR BLOCKS, PROBABLY FROM ST PETER' S CHAPEL (B3-4,B6).

Sources (7)

  • ---SBC17794 Aerial Photograph: 25/07/48. CUC BV 89. SP\802157. Yes.
  • ---SBC17816 Aerial Photograph: 09/04/49. CUC CA 81-82. SP\801158. Yes.
  • ---SBC17897 Aerial Photograph: 27/04/54. CUC NY 73. SP\806157. Yes.
  • <1>SBC12871 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1, P273.
  • <3>SBC5756 Bibliographic reference: GOWING C N & FARLEY M E SEPT 1973 FIELD VISIT.
  • <4>SBC5228 Bibliographic reference: FENLEY MRS P (SEE LETTER FILED).
  • <6>SBC10939 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP81 NW15,OCT 1973.

Location

Grid reference SP 80330 15810 (point)
Civil Parish QUARRENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14179)

Record last edited

Feb 1 2018 1:35PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any questions or more information about this record? Please feel free to comment below with your name and email address. All comments are submitted to the Heritage Portal maintainers for moderation, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible. Comments, questions and answers that may be helpful to other users will be retained and displayed along with the name you supply. The email address you supply will never be displayed or shared.