Monument record 0054502000 - WESTERN GREEN FARM

Summary

Building platform recorded in field survey may be site of medieval chantry chapel known from historical documents

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Deserted or shrunked Medieval village and manorial earthworks

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • CHANTRY CHAPEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD? to 1699 AD?)

Description

CHAPEL MENTIONED IN C13 (B4).
CHAPEL FOUNDATIONS NOT LONG SINCE DUG UP (1755)(B2).
MAP OF 1613 SHOWS BUILDINGS ENCLOSED BY CURTAIN WALL - 'THE OLD CHAUNTERY HOWSE WHICH ONCE STOOD (HERE)' (B1).
CHANTRY RENTS MENTIONED 1663 (B3).
PLATFORM AT NGR - SITE OF CHAPEL? (B5).
'LOWEST COURSE OF STONE-BUILT STRUCTURE - ?CHAPEL' MARKED ON 1:2,500 EARTHWORK SURVEY SLIGHTLY TO SE AT SP73613 33870 (B6).

Sources (7)

  • ---SBC18766 Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. 1946 RAF vertical AP 14.3228. SP\737332. 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.

Location

Grid reference SP 73589 33921 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish THORNBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC17359)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC14184)

Record last edited

Aug 24 2010 3:56PM

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