Monument record 0056100000 - S of St Peter's church

Summary

Site of possible sixteenth century hospital/almshouse known form historical sources and field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1013416: DESERTED VILLAGES AND CIVIL WAR EARTHWORK

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Type and Period (2)

  • HOSPITAL (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
  • ALMSHOUSE (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)

Description

SIR HENRY LEE'S EPITAPH PRAISED THE FOUNDATION OF THE HOSPITAL ADJOINING THE CHAPEL RUINS. NOTHING IS KNOWN OF THIS BUILDING (B1-3).
SIR H LEE DIED 1610 & FOUNDED THE HOSPITAL (B4).
BROWNE WILLIS COULD NOT TRACE EVEN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE HOSPITAL LEE IS SAID BY SCOTT TO HAVE RAISED (B5).
Possible long building platform approx. 15m x 60m, located on the southern edge of the churchyard interpreted as site of almshouses (B18). Otherwise undocumented.

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC1920 Bibliographic reference: BRITTON J AND BRAYLEY E W 1801 BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES,VOL 1 P348.
  • <2>SBC8043 Bibliographic reference: LYSONS D AND S 1813 MAGNA BRITANNICA,VOL 1 P624.
  • <3>SBC7598 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 P408.
  • <4>SBC14292 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P739.
  • <5>SBC2825 Bibliographic reference: CHAMBERS E K 1936 SIR HENRY LEE P237.
  • <18>SBC19329 Article in serial: Paul Everson. 2001. Peasants, Peers and Graziers: The Landscape of Quarrendon, Buckinghamshire, interpreted.

Location

Grid reference SP 8008 1586 (point)
Civil Parish QUARRENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Detailed earthwork survey (EBC15854)

Record last edited

Feb 1 2018 1:42PM

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