Building record 0104001000 - LOWER BURSTON FARMHOUSE

Summary

Nineteenth century house with reused medieval and sixteenth to seventeenth century masonry

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1116026: LOWER BURSTON FARMHOUSE

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Type and Period (3)

  • HOUSE (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval to 17th Century - 1066 AD to 1699 AD)
  • (Former Type) HOUSE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1699 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Width 0020 Length 0022 m
Plan Form - L SHAPED
Grade II. House. Early-mid C19, incorporating some medieval masonry and building material of former C16-C17 house. Left half and lower part of right half are of re-used thin brick with some stone in plinth. Upper right-hand bays rebuilt in brick late C19. Tiled roof, 2 brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. S. side has re-used 5-light window with moulded stone mullions, now painted, to ground floor of fourth bay. Other windows are paired or 3-light barred wooden casements with segmental heads, that to centre bay a staircase window with a single light to upper right. Attic has skylight and 3-light casement in dormer. Wing at right-angles to rear has carved stone angel over door to N. and C20 window to W. in moulded stone jambs. Further fragments of carved and moulded medieval manonry in courtyard wall to N. Interior has heavily moulded C16 door frame. House adjacent to site of deserted medieval village of Lower Burston (B13).
MANSION 'NEARLY REBUILT' REIGN OF ELIZABETH (B1).
SEAT OF BRANCH OF LEE FAMILY (B2).
NGR TO HOUSE (B14).

Sources (18)

  • ---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.
  • <2>SBC14266 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P655.
  • <3>SBC12610 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCK 2 P57.
  • <4>SBC15384 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P63; 3 PP328-9.
  • <5>SBC1667 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD MW & HURST JG 1971 DESERTED MEDIEVAL VIL LAGES P184/ BERESFORD MW 1953 NOTES ON BUCKS DMV'.
  • <6>SBC10730 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 81 NW 2 (FILED).
  • <7>SBC8154 Map: 1800. MAP OF BURSTON MANOR 1800 (IN COUNTY RECORD OFFICE).
  • <8>SBC203 Aerial Photograph: AIR PHOTO RAF MARCH 1948 142.3165 (COPY AT BCM); & INFO FROM P STEVENS, OS INSPECTOR.
  • <9>SBC4874 Verbal communication: FARLEY M E (BCM) MAY 1974 FIELD VISIT.
  • <10>SBC13940 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1997. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <11>SBC9908 Unpublished document: Elizabeth Nellist. 1977. 'BURSTON, A DESERTED MEDIEVAL VILLAGE IN BUCKS' (DURHAM UNIVERSITY THESIS).
  • <12>SBC2823 Bibliographic reference: CHALKEY B 1985 THREE DESERTED VILLAGES IN THE VALE OF AYLESBURY (ON CAS FILE).
  • <13>SBC19252 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Buckinghamshire: Aylesbury Vale District: Parishes of Aston Abbotts &C. p3.
  • <14>SBC10483 Map: OS 1981 1:2500 MAP.

Location

Grid reference SP 83900 18796 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish ASTON ABBOTTS, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13593)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13966)

Record last edited

Jul 31 2020 6:57AM

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