Monument record 0054500000 - WESTERN GREEN FARM

Summary

Earthwork remains of medieval settlement recorded in field surveys.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Deserted or shrunked Medieval village and manorial earthworks
  • SHINE: Western Green Farm deserted medieval village and associated ridge and furrow earthworks

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Type and Period (3)

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

Description

VILLAGE DESERTION/MIGRATION? (B6).
SURVEY AT 1:2500 & SKETCH ON CAS FILE SHOW AREA OF VILLAGE EARTHWORKS INCLUDING ENCLOSURES, TRACKS, PONDS, RIDGE & FURROW PLOUGHING ETC. NOW MUCH DAMAGED BY PLOUGHING, BULLDOZING, QUARRYING (B5-6).
NGR TO ?CHAPEL SITE WITHIN VILLAGE EARTHWORKS (B5).
The base of a shallow 'hollow', 0.04 - 0.1m deep and 1.1m wide recorded by Thames Valley Archaeological Services during a watching brief in July 2010 and interpreted as a modern ditch, is shown as a surviving earthwork on earlier aerial photos and is probably the southern end of a distinct hollow-way leading from the settlement into the fields (B7).

Sources (15)

  • ---SBC18766 Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. 1946 RAF vertical AP 14.3228. SP\737332. Yes.
  • ---SBC21188 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1990. 1990 Michael Farley Oblique AP. SP73473382. Yes.
  • ---SBC21189 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 1999. 1999 Michael Farley Oblique AP. SP73473381. Yes.
  • ---SBC21190 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1990. 1990 Michael Farley Oblique AP. SP73553373. Yes.
  • ---SBC21191 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 1992. 1992 Michael Farley Oblique AP. SP73533388. Yes.
  • ---SBC21192 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1975. 1975 Michael Farley Oblique AP. SP73463380. Yes.
  • ---SBC21193 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1975. 1975 Michael Farley oblique AP. SP73463380. Yes.
  • ---SBC21228 Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1994. 1994 Mike Farley Oblique AP. SP73413392. Yes.
  • <1>SBC2086 Map: BUCKS RECORDS SOC 1964 BUCKS ESTATE MAPS (NO5).
  • <2>SBC16690 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF BUCKINGHAM P290.
  • <3>SBC7665 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P116.
  • <4>SBC15711 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 PP237, 240-2. ALSO SEE ELVEY GR (ED) 1 1968 LUFFIELD PRIORY CHARTERS PT1 IN BUCKSRECORDS.
  • <5>SBC8346 Verbal communication: 1973. MEF & BULL EJ (CMAG) 1973 (SEPT) FIELD VISIT.
  • <6>SBC10562 Map: OS FIELD INVESTIGATOR. 1974. OS FIELD INVESTIGATOR 1974 (MAY) 25IN SURVEY. 1:2,500.
  • <7>SBC23808 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Service. 2010. Western Green Farm, Thornborough: Archaeological Watching Brief.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 73536 33804 (588m by 684m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish THORNBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC17359)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC14184)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: GFT 10/78) (EBC17358)

Record last edited

Mar 28 2018 11:15AM

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