Monument record 0075700000 - BIGGIN MANOR

Summary

Historical records of medieval to post-medieval manor of Biggin Manor.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of Medieval moated grange of Biggin
  • SHINE: Medieval moated grange earthworks of Biggin manor, with site of a former chapel and other buildings

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD to 1798 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD to 1798 AD)

Description

1ST MENTIONED 1302-3 BUT SEEMS HAD SEPARATE IDENTITY AS MANOR 1330. 1491 GRANTED TO RICHARD EMPSON (B4).
DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH SHOWS BIGGIN TO BE MORE A FARMSTEAD. USUALLY REFERRED TO AS A REPUTED MANOR. BUILDINGS, ORCHARDS, GARDENS ETC ARE MENTIONED (B10).
The Salden Estate Map of 1599 shows area of Manor and two buildings with 'Biggen Bridge' crossing the river to the east (B11).
Jeffreys map of 1760s shows possibly up to three 'buildings' remaining (B12).

Sources (14)

  • ---SBC21261 Aerial Photograph: Aerofilms. 1967. Aerofilms Oblique AP. SP763262. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7706 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P545.
  • <2>SBC14414 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP381-382;794.
  • <3>SBC12892 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P120.
  • <4>SBC15991 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P49.
  • <5>SBC3536 Bibliographic reference: DMVRG LIST (PHOTOSTAT OF DELETIONS)1970.
  • <6>SBC13894 Bibliographic reference: SAVING N A 1973 GLIMPSES OF PAST DAYS...HISTORICAL SURVEY...OF...WINSLOW PP40-42.
  • <7>SBC2106 Bibliographic reference: BULL E J & FARLEY M E,JAN 1974,FIELD VISIT.
  • <8>SBC118 Bibliographic reference: A/P'S AT BCM.
  • <9>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <10>SBC6519 Bibliographic reference: HUNT J,BCC LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARIAN,TO PIKE A R JUL Y 1991 (SELECTION OF HIS TRANSCRIPTS FILED).
  • <11>SBC13863 Map: Unknown. 1599. SALDEN ESTATE MAP.
  • <12>SBC6744 Map: JEFFREYS T 1788 MAP OF BUCKS.
  • <13>SBC23504 Unpublished document: Archaeological Services & Consultancy Ltd. 2009. Strip, Map & Sample Excavation: Biggin (Biggen) Field, Granborough.

Location

Grid reference SP 76250 26150 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish GRANBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Aug 22 2019 3:15PM

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