Monument record 0856800000 - Steeple Claydon village


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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


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)


Alric Cook holds (Steeple) Claydon from the King. It answers for 20 hides. Land for 24 ploughs; in lordship 5 hides; 5 ploughs there. 50 villagers with 3 smallholders have 19 ploughs. 7 slaves; meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Total value £16; when acquired £11; as much before 1066. Queen Edith held this manor. (B1). NGR to centre of village.

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. 55:1.


Grid reference SP 703 268 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish STEEPLE CLAYDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 14 2018 1:14PM

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