Monument record 0043000000 - BOARSTALL deserted settlement

Summary

Earthworks of medieval village finally abandoned in the Civil War.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument BU134: Deserted medieval village
  • Planning Notification Area: Buildings and earthworks of Medieval village and manor complex at Boarstall Tower
  • SHINE: Boarstall Tower & medieval to post medieval deserted village earthworks & medieval moated manor earthworks

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (15th Century to Civil War - 1400 AD to 1649 AD)

Description

SAM. 1444 MAP SHOWS VILLA DE BOARSTALL (B1, B13).
C16/C17 MAP SHOWS N-S STREET, HOUSES EITHER SIDE (B2).
DEPOPULATED/DESERTED MED PERIOD? (B7).
DESTROYED IN CIVIL WAR (B10).
1695 PRINT SUGGESTS VILLAGE SITE UNDER FORMAL GARDENS (B3).
3HA OF SURVEYABLE DESERTION; 2HA PLOUGHED, 1977 (B7).
NATIONAL TRUST SURVEY (B12).

Sources (15)

  • ---SBC17354 Aerial Photograph: 01/11/88. BCM A13/8/15. SP\621138. Yes.
  • ---SBC18744 Aerial Photograph: 13/04/47. RAF 126.3018. SP\623130. Yes.
  • <1>SBC1756 Map: 1444. ESTATE MAP IN BOARSTALL CARTULARY.
  • <2>SBC11608 Map: PART OF FOREST OF BERNWOOD - NEW COLLEGE ESTATE MAP.
  • <3>SBC7079 Bibliographic reference: W Kennet. 1695. PAROCHIAL ANTIQUITIES...OF AMBROSDEN & BURCESTER (PLATE OPPOSITE P678).
  • <4>SBC3533 Article in serial: Deserted Medievial Village Research Group. 1965. 13TH ANNUAL REPORT, APPENDIX B. ALSO, BERESFORD MW & HURST JG DESERTED MEDIEVAL VILLAGES.
  • <5>SBC8408 Verbal communication: Mike Farley (BCM). 1974. PERS COMM FOLLOWING FIELD VISIT (MAY 9TH 1974).
  • <6>SBC655 Bibliographic reference: ASTON M & ROWLEY T 1974 LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY P67.
  • <7>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <8>SBC6650 Scheduling record: DoE. 1978. INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS SCHEDULING DOCUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC11615 Unpublished document: Helen Paterson (DoE Field Monument Warden). 1984. REPORT BY DOE FIELD MONUMENT WARDEN, JUNE 1984.
  • <10>SBC12371 Article in serial: Stephen Porter. 1984. 'THE CIVIL WAR DESTRUCTION OF BOARSTALL', IN RECS OF BUCKS 26 PP86-91. Vol 26.
  • <11>SBC20382 Monograph: Della Hooke (ed). 1985. Medieval villages: A Review of Current Work. pp41-45, Figs 4.5 - 4.9.
  • <12>SBC8264 Unpublished document: W L Mathews. 1989. THE NATIONAL TRUST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY: BOARSTALL TOWER.
  • <13>SBC24864 Article in serial: Michael Farley & Barbara Hurman. 2017. 'The Production of Medieval Decorated Floor-Tiles at Boarstall, with a Note on Boarstall's Late Medieval Map', in Recs of Bucks 57 pp117-146.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 62282 14028 (298m by 299m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish BOARSTALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13832)
  • Event - Survey: Fieldwalking (EBC16199)

Record last edited

May 23 2020 10:39PM

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