Monument record 0105600000 - WESTON TURVILLE MANOR HOUSE GROUNDS

Summary

Eleventh to twelfth century motte and bailey castle at Weston Turville, partly excavated in 1985

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument BU61: Motte and bailey in grounds of manor house
  • Planning Notification Area: Medieval parish church of St Mary, earthworks of Medieval shrunken village and motte & bailey castle
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site
  • SHINE: Hornage Farm medieval moated site

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOTTE AND BAILEY (Demolished 1173-4, 11th Century to 12th Century - 1000 AD to 1199 AD)

Description

SHOWN ORIGINALLY BUILT C11. NATURE OF DITCH INFILL CONFIRMS DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF SLIGHTING OF DEFENCES 1173/74 (B12). CHARTER ILLUSTRATING MILITARY ASPECT OF SMALL PRIVATE CASTLE IN CENTRAL ENGLAND (STENTON)(B4). CASTLE GUARD MENTIONED IN GRANT BY GEOFFREY DE TURVILLE (FL 1127-66) (B5).

Sources (29)

  • ---SBC17243 Aerial Photograph: 01/04/76. BCM A/1/8/28. SP\859103. Yes.
  • ---SBC17245 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17246 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17247 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17248 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17249 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17250 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17251 Aerial Photograph: 01/07/85. BCM A/10/5 16A. SP\859104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17252 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17253 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17254 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17255 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP859104. Yes.
  • ---SBC17256 Aerial Photograph: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1985. 1985 oblique BCM AP. SP858104. Yes.
  • <1>SBC19727 Bibliographic reference: James Sheahan. 1862. History and Topography of Buckinghamshire. p215.
  • <2>SBC11537 Bibliographic reference: PARKER J H 1859 DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE PT 2 (SUMMARY OF PATENT ROLLS).
  • <3>SBC12710 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P316.
  • <4>SBC6803 Bibliographic reference: JENKINS J G(ED)1938 CARTULARY OF MISSENDEN ABBEY P T1 IN BUCKSRECORDSOCVOL2PP220-221"".
  • <5>SBC13708 Bibliographic reference: RENN D F 1968 NORMAN CASTLES IN BRITAIN P344.
  • <6>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <7>SBC12298 Graphic material: PLAN (FILED).
  • <8>SBC11855 Bibliographic reference: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARY FARNELL (FILED).
  • <9>SBC5118 Verbal communication: FARLEY M E, 18 JAN 1974, FIELD VISIT.
  • <10>SBC14004 Scheduling record: HBMC. 1953. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS: BUCKS 61.
  • <11>SBC430 Unpublished document: ANCIENT MONUMENTS WARDEN'S REPORT, JULY 1979.
  • <12>SBC17122 Article in serial: P A Yeoman (BCM). 1986. SUMMARY REPORT IN SOUTH MIDLANDS ARCHAEOLOGY 16 PP41-42.
  • <13>SBC17121 Article in serial: Peter Yeoman. 1986. 'EXCAVATIONS AT THE MOTTE, WESTON TURVILLE MANOR 1985', IN RECS OF BUCKS 28 PP169-178, PLS XV-XVIII. Vol 28.
  • <14>SBC5988 Article in serial: Dr R P Hagerty. 1986. 'THE TURVILLES & THE CASTLE OF WESTON TURVILLE', IN RECS OF BUCKS 28 PP179-181. Vol 28.
  • <15>SBC19351 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
  • <16>SBC19002 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1998. Historic Parks and Gardens Register Review.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8592 1040 (140m by 120m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish WESTON TURVILLE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13832)
  • Event - Survey: Field visit (EBC16750)
  • Event - Intervention: Small Scale excavation (Ref: WTM 85) (EBC11068)

Record last edited

Feb 24 2021 11:04AM

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