Monument record 0853000000 - Aston Abbotts village


Medieval and post-medieval settlement of Aston Abbotts, recorded in Domesday Book.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area: Aston Abbotts Conservation Area
  • Planning Notification Area: Historic village core of Aston Abbotts


Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) VILL (Recorded 1086, 11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 1999 AD)


The Abbot [of St Albans] holds Aston (Abbots) himself. It answers for 10 hides. Land for 12 ploughs; in lordship 6 hides; 3 ploughs there; a further 2 possible. 7 villagers with 12 smallholders have 6 ploughs. 1 slave; meadow for 3 ploughs. Value £10; when acquired £6; before 1066 £10. This manor lay and lies in the lordship of St Albans Church (B1).
NGR to centre of Aston Abbotts village.
Conservation Area designated on 19th July 1989. See Summary (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. Entry 8:2.
  • <2>SBC23648 Bibliographic reference: Aylesbury Vale District Council. 2008. Aston Abbotts Conservation Area Summary.


Grid reference SP 847 201 (point)
Civil Parish ASTON ABBOTTS, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Nov 5 2021 12:27PM

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