Monument record 0095405001 - SE OF LITTLE KIMBLE CHURCH

Summary

Local tradition of a nunnery being established here in the thirteenth century

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • NUNNERY? (13th Century - 1200 AD to 1299 AD)

Description

NUNNERY FOUNDED BY QUEEN ELEANOR TRADITIONALLY SAID TO HAVE EXISTED AT LITTLE KIMBLE & TO HAVE LATER BECOME THE SITE OF THE MANOR HOUSE. NOT LISTED BY KNOWLES & HADCOCK OR MENTIONED IN VCH (B1,4).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC292 Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A HADRIAN 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP413 & 476 FIG 164.
  • <4>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).

Location

Grid reference SP 82790 06220 (point)
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE KIMBLE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Aug 1 2018 1:42PM

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