Monument record 0104101000 - THE ABBEY, ASTON ABBOTTS

Summary

Historical records of medieval to post-medieval fishpond and moat, possibly altered later to lake.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • MOAT? (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)
  • FISHPOND (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1798 AD?)

Description

WERE LARGE FISHPONDS HERE, WHEN ESTATE BELONGED TO THE ABBEY OF ST ALBANS (B1). REFERENCE TO SHEET OF WATER (B3 (1862)); SHEET OF WATER & MOAT(B4). NO TRACE OF MOAT OR FISHPONDS; LARGE SHEET OF WATER IN GROUNDS COULD BE ENLARGED OR ADAPTED MOAT OR FISHPONDS. NGR TO THIS (B7).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC2416 Bibliographic reference: CARTWRIGHT JJ (ED) 1888 THE TRAVELS THROUGH ENGLAN D OF DR RICHARD POCOCK-- 1750, 1751 &LATER YEARS,.
  • <3>SBC14266 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P655.
  • <4>SBC15351 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P29; 3 P328.
  • <7>SBC24516 Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). 1977. Pers comm May 1977, following field visit.

Location

Grid reference SP 84460 19940 (point)
Civil Parish ASTON ABBOTTS, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC1345)

Record last edited

Oct 4 2018 12:25PM

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