Monument record 0063000000 - NOTLEY ABBEY

Summary

Historical records of medieval abbey at Notley, investigated in archaeological excavation and survey.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1017516: NOTLEY ABBEY: AN AUGUSTINIAN ABBEY AND ASSOCIATED POST-DISSOLUTION DOVECOTE
  • Planning Notification Area: Remains of Medieval monastic complex of Notley Abbey

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Type and Period (1)

  • ABBEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

HOUSE OF AUGUSTINIAN CANONS (ARROASIAN) FOUNDED BEFORE 1162; DISSOLVED 1538. ABBEY OF ST MARY VIRGIN & ST JOHN BAPTIST, FOUNDED BY WALTER GIFFARD & HIS WIFE FOR 26 CANONS TILL C14 (B15).
VISIBLE ABOVE GROUND: ABBOT'S HOUSE & REMAINS OF CLAUSTRAL BUILDINGS (B8).
Historic building assessment carried out by Oxford Archaeology in 2004 confirmed the phasing of the standing buildings and showed the extent of C20 rebuilding and alterations (B29).
Architects' plans of surviving buildings (B32).
The last abbot, Richard Ridge, signed the Acknowledgement of Royal Supremacy in 1535, and surrendered his house on 9 December, 1538. The deed of Surrender is signed by the prior and thirteen other canons besides the abbot; it takes the form of an enfeoffment of the house to Dr. London for the king's use (B5).
Owned by Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh from 1945-1960 (B30).

Sources (38)

  • ---SBC17908 Aerial Photograph: 06/03/85. CUC RC8-HH-225 (501). SP\704095. Yes.
  • ---SBC21429 Aerial Photograph: Major Allen. 1934. 1934 Ashmolean Museum Oblique AP. SP71580931. Yes.
  • ---SBC21430 Aerial Photograph: Major Allen. 1934. 1934 Ashmolean Museum Oblique AP. SP71620928. Yes.
  • ---SBC21431 Aerial Photograph: Major Allen. 1934. 1934 Ashmolean Museum Oblique AP. SP71610933. Yes.
  • ---SBC21432 Aerial Photograph: Major Allen. 1934. 1934 Ashmolean Museum Oblique AP. SP71550935. Yes.
  • ---SBC23890 Aerial Photograph: Major Allen. 1934. 1934 Ashmolean Museum Oblique AP. SP71500910. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7526 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 1 PP219-238.
  • <2>SBC13285 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1856 1 P308;1889 6 PP358-361;1912 10 PP200-202.
  • <3>SBC14411 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP372-375.
  • <4>SBC12869 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 PPXXV,244-246.
  • <5>SBC15307 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 PP377-380;4 PP36-37,43.
  • <6>SBC4543 Bibliographic reference: ELAND G 1923 IN BUCKS PP92-3;COOKE A D 1920 BOOK OF DOVECOTES P112.
  • <7>SBC13351 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1922 11 PP216-217;1929 12 PP200-202, 421-422;1934 13 PP58-60;1941 14 P25.
  • <8>SBC11462 Article in serial: OXONIENSIA 1941 6 PP22-43; 1943-44 8-9 PP112-136; 1972 37 PP192-193.
  • <9>SBC7171 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & ST JOSEPH J K 1952 MONASTIC SITES FROM THE AIR PP222-223.
  • <10>SBC1760 Unpublished document: BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD: DEPT OF MSS, BROWN WILLIS FOLIO XI 211,213,215.
  • <11>SBC6781 Bibliographic reference: JENKINS J G 1953-54 LOST CARTULARY OF NUTLEY ABBEY IN HUNTINGDONLIBRARYQUARTERLY17PP379-396"".
  • <12>SBC11796 Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE PP217-218.
  • <13>SBC10214 Map: OS 1878/1885 1:10560 MAP, 1ST EDITION/OS 1960 1:105 60 MAP.
  • <14>SBC11375 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARDS SP 70 NW 1-3 (FILED).
  • <15>SBC7156 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK R N 1971 MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HOUSES OF ENGLAND & WALE-S 2ND EDITION PP142,169.
  • <16>SBC23992 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1997. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <17>SBC903 Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.
  • <18>SBC3428 Bibliographic reference: DAVIS G R C 1958 MEDIEVAL CARTULARIES OF GT BRITAIN P82.
  • <19>SBC12139 Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). 1983. PERS COMM, JULY 1983, FOLLOWING FIELD VISIT.
  • <20>SBC3646 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1981. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST.
  • <21>SBC14645 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1993. ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORDING AT NOTLEY DOVECOTE, LONG CRENDON.
  • <22>SBC3296 Bibliographic reference: CROMARTY A 1996 FROM AP1.
  • <23>SBC16497 Graphic material: WENT D (ENGLISH HERITAGE) SUMMER 1997 SITE VISIT (SEE ANOTATED SKETCH & INTERPRETIVE PLANS, FILED).
  • <24>SBC19256 Bibliographic reference: Browne Willis. 1717. An History of the Mitred Parliametary Abbies. Vol 2. p33.
  • <25>SBC19741 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2002. Notley Farm, Chearsley Road, Long Crendon: Archaeological Watching Brief.
  • <26>SBC19783 Unpublished document: Michael Farley. 1984. NOTES ON SALVAGE EXCAVATION FOR PIPELINE, NOTLEY ABBEY.
  • <27>SBC20690 Unpublished document: Farley M, Parkhouse J & English Heritage. 1993-1995. Correspondence relating to various conservation works at Notley Abbey dovecote.
  • <28>SBC22196 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2003. Notley Abbey, Long Crendon: Archaeological Watching Brief Report.
  • <29>SBC22220 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2004. Notley Abbey, Long Crendon: Historic Buildings Assessment.
  • <30>SBC22985 Article in serial: Amanda Hodges. 2007. 'At home with the Oliviers', in Berkshire and Chilters Life, June 2007. Vol 6, No 6. pp60-61.
  • <31>SBC22839 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2005. Proposed new conservation pond, Notley Abbey, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.
  • <32>SBC23572 Graphic material: Johnston Cave Associates. 2004. Architects' photos and plans of buildings at Notley Abbey.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7156 0936 (490m by 560m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish LONG CRENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (12)

Related Events/Activities (7)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12270)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12274)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13505)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14087)
  • Event - Survey: Historic building assessment (EBC16526)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit by EH Field Monument Warden (EBC13831)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: LCNF01) (EBC16091)

Record last edited

Nov 1 2016 12:58PM

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