Monument record 0104000100 - BURSTON DMV
- Ancient Monument 1017778: THE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE OF BURSTON
Type and Period (2)
- DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- (Former Type) VILL (Recorded 1086, 11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)
BURSTON, A HAMLET, ENTERED IN DOMESDAY BOOK (B1).
IT WAS REPORTED TO CARDINAL WOLSEY'S COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO ENCLOSURES (1517) THAT IN 1488, 8 PLOUGHS WERE MADE USELESS, 60 PEOPLE EVICTED, & MANOR & HAMLET CONVERTED TO SHEEP PASTURE (B12).
ALSO, 4 HOUSES PULLED DOWN (B4,B17).
In Burston Alan holds 2 hides from the Count [of Mortain]. Land for 2 ploughs; in lordship 1. 3 villagers with 1 smallholder have 1 plough. Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 30s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 40s. Three thanes held this land, of whom one was Earl Leofwin's man; the second a man of Young Godwin, Abbot of Westminster; the third Alfred of Wing's man; all could sell their land.
In the same village Aelmer holds 1 virgate from the Count [of Mortain]. 2 villagers. The value is and was 5s. Siward, Earl harold's man, held this land; he could sell.
In Burston Thurstan holds 1 hide from Walter [Giffard]. Land for 1 plough; it is there, with 2 smallholders and 1 slave. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 20s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 20s. Aelfwen, a woman, held this land under Siward; she could sell.
In Burston William holds 3 virgates from Miles [Crispin]. Land for 1 plough. 3 villagers. Meadow for 1 plough. The value is and was 15s; before 1066, 20s. Oswulf, Brictic's man, held this land; he could sell.
In Burston reginald holds I hide from Thurstan [son of Rolf]. Land for 1 plough; it is there, with 2 smallholders and 1 slave. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 20s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 20s. Aelfwen, a woman of Siward's, held this land; she could grant to whom she would. [This last entry struck through] (B16).
- ---SBC17239 Aerial Photograph: 01/01/76. BCM A/1/5/2A-3, 4A-5. SP\846201. Yes.
- ---SBC17399 Aerial Photograph: 05/02/90. BCM A14/8/32-34. SP\841188. Yes.
- ---SBC17837 Aerial Photograph: 18/10/79. CUC CLC 26. SP\841190. Yes.
- ---SBC18770 Aerial Photograph: 10/03/48. RAF 142.3165. SP\837187. Yes.
- <1>SBC7748 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 PP309-310.
- <4>SBC20461 Bibliographic reference: William Page (ed). 1908. A History of Buckinghamshire (Victoria County History) Volume II. Volume 2. p63.
- <12>SBC2823 Bibliographic reference: CHALKEY B 1985 THREE DESERTED VILLAGES IN THE VALE OF AYLESBURY (ON CAS FILE).
- <16>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. 12:12-13, 14:18, 23:25, 35:3.
- <17>SBC20462 Bibliographic reference: William Page (ed). 1925. A History of Buckinghamshire (Victoria County History) Volume III. Volume 3. pp328-329.
|Grid reference||SP 83800 18700 (point)|
|Civil Parish||ASTON ABBOTTS, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Events/Activities (3)
- Event - Survey: (EBC14201)
- Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13833)
- Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13966)
Record last edited
Jun 6 2022 9:28PM