Monument record 0855100000 - Brill


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

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area: Brill Conservation Area
  • Planning Notification Area: Brill historic town core


Type and Period (4)

  • VILL (Recorded 1086, 11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 1999 AD)
  • TOWN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VILLAGE (Post-Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 1999 AD)


Brill was a manor of King Edward's. It always answered for 20 hides. Land for 25 ploughs; in lordship 3. 19 villagers with 13 smallholders have 17 ploughs; a further 5 possible. 2 slaves; 1 mill at 10s; meadow for 20 ploughs; woodland 200 pigs. In total it pays £38 a year in white silver, and for the Forest £12 assayed and weighed; before 1066 it paid £18 at face value (B1).
NGR to centre of Brill village.
Conservation Area designated on 16th July 1980. See summary (B2).
Historic towns characterisation project report (B3).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. Entry 1:6.
  • <2>SBC23653 Bibliographic reference: Aylesbury Vale District Council. 2008. Brill Conservation Area Summary.
  • <3>SBC23742 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Council. Brill: Historic Town Assessment Report.


Grid reference SP 654 138 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish BRILL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Sep 23 2021 10:17PM

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