Monument record 0009902000 - ST MARY'S, EDLESBOROUGH


Test pit inside church revealed a pre-nineteenth century floor and possible earlier building

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (2)

  • FLOOR (13th Century to 19th Century - 1200 AD to 1899 AD)
  • BUILDING (FOOTINGS, 13th Century to 19th Century - 1200 AD to 1899 AD)


Test pit beneath tower arch showed floor of stone slabs on thin mortar skim, overlying well compacted chalk/clunch rubble with some fragments of brick, rotten timber and iron nails. Pre-1828 floor surface of lime ash at 260mm depth. Beneath this homogenous chalky clunch, levelled natural? (B10).
Further test pits inside and immediately outside church found that the clunch footings are mostly slight (B11).

Sources (2)

  • <10>SBC11556 Verbal communication: 1997. PARKHOUSE J (BCM) MARCH 1997, PERS COMM (SEE ENVELOPE FILE).
  • <11>SBC4767 Unpublished document: Michael Farley Archaeology. 1999. A Watching Brief at St Mary's Church, Edlesborough.


Grid reference SP 96996 19056 (point)
Civil Parish EDLESBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (EBC11497)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (EBC17383)

Record last edited

Mar 10 2022 9:54AM

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