Monument record 0858800000 - Farnham Royal village


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

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area: Farnham Royal Conservation Area


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)


Bertram of Verdun holds Farnham (Royal). It answers for 10 hides. Land for 8 ploughs; in lordship 5 hides; 2 ploughs there. 5 villagers with 3 smallholders have 4 ploughs; a further 2 possible. 2 slaves; meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 600 pigs. Total value 100s; when acquired £4; as much before 1066. Countess Goda held this manor. Geoffrey de Mandeville held 1/2 hide of this manor in Amersham, of which he dispossessed the said Bertram while he was overseas on the King's service. The Hundred confirms this. Ralph Tallboys built a mill on Bertram's land which was not there before 1066, as the Hundred testifies (B1).
NGR to centre of village.
Conservation Area character appraisal (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. 38:1.
  • <2>SBC23628 Unpublished document: South Bucks District Council. 2010. Farnham Royal Conservation Area: Character Appraisal.


Grid reference SU 959 829 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish FARNHAM ROYAL, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Mar 5 2010 2:04PM

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