Monument record 0043700000 - DADFORD, STOWE

Summary

Medieval to post-medieval village earthworks recorded on aerial photograph and historical records of depopulation of village in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Medieval shrunken village earthworks at Dadford
  • SHINE: Stowe medieval to post medieval landscape garden, medieval deserted villages of Lamport & Boycott, shrunken village of Daford, also moats, manors and fishponds, ridge and furrow earthworks & cropmarks, and areas of ancient semi natural woodland

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)

Description

VILLAGE/HAMLET VISIBLE ON AP (B6). A NUMBER OF CLEARLY DEFINED PLATFORMS. A FINE HOLLOW WAY RUNS UPHILL TO W (NGR TO CENTRE OF THESE EARTHWORKS). NOT THOROUGHLY SURVEYED. VILLAGE BECAME DEPOPULATED WHEN STOWE HOUSE BUILT (5). NB: CONSISTED OF FARMHOUSE & A FEW COTTAGES C.1862 (2). SKETCH ON CAS CARD.

Sources (8)

  • ---SBC18810 Aerial Photograph: 11/10/46. RAF 20.4185. SP\675378. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7728 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 PP113-4.
  • <2>SBC14183 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P309.
  • <3>SBC16097 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 PP233-4.
  • <4>SBC3163 Bibliographic reference: CONGRESS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETIES, REPORT OF 33RD CONGRESS (1925) 1926 P18.
  • <5>SBC2118 Map: BULL E J 1973 PERS COMM & MAP.
  • <6>SBC12473 Aerial Photograph: RAF Vertical Aerial Photograph, 1946: run ?, frame 4185.
  • <7>SBC8382 Bibliographic reference: MEF (BCM) AP'S A25/14/0A-5A & A25/13/36-37 (APRIL 1996).

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 6666 3825 (290m by 340m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish STOWE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13272)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13770)

Record last edited

Dec 8 2020 4:24PM

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