Monument record 0868900000 - Haddenham


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

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area: Haddenham Conservation Area
  • Planning Notification Area: Historic town core of Haddenham


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)


Archbishop Lanfranc holds Haddenham. It answers for 40 hides. Land for 30 ploughs; in lordship 18 hides; 6 ploughs there. 40 villagers with 16 smallholders have 14 ploughs; a further 10 possible. 15 slaves; 2 mills at 20s; meadow for 6 ploughs. Pasture for the livestock; eight days' hay for the Archbishop's revenue. Total value £40; when acquired £20; before 1066 £40. Gilbert the priest holds 3 hides of this land from the Archbishop, and 1 church with tithes. Land for 1 plough; it is there, with 1 villager and 3 smallholders. The value is and always was 60s. Earl Tosti held this manor (B1). NGR to Church End.
Conservation Area Appraisal (B2).
Historic towns characterisation project carried out in 2008. See report for detail (B3).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. 2:1.
  • <2>SBC23198 Bibliographic reference: Aylesbury Vale District Council. 2008. Haddenham Conservation Area.
  • <3>SBC23723 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Council. 2008. Haddenham: Historic Town Assessment Report.
  • <4>SBC24375 Unpublished document: Michael Whitney. 1990. Haddenham In Camera.


Grid reference SP 741 080 (point)
Civil Parish HADDENHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Apr 29 2024 1:01PM

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