Monument record 0105600001 - MANOR HOUSE GROUNDS

Summary

Eleventh century castle motte, partly excavated in 1985

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument BU61: Motte and bailey in grounds of manor house
  • 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 (11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 0030 m Height 0005
DITCH 2.4M DEEP AROUND E ARC. AREA TO NW PROB PROTECTED BY FLOODED PLAIN & NO DITCH WOULD HAVE BEEN NECESSARY (B6).
ARTIFICIAL MOUNT OF CONSIDERABLE HEIGHT & CIRCUMFERENCE ENCIRCLED BY MOAT & THICKLY STUDDED WITH TREES (B1).
RESCUE EXCAVATION IN ADVANCE OF WORK AFFECTING SW PART OF MOTTE & DITCH (B12).

Sources (18)

  • ---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.
  • <6>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <10>SBC14004 Scheduling record: HBMC. 1953. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS: BUCKS 61.
  • <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.

Location

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

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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 16 2021 9:07PM

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