Monument record 0109101000 - THE BEACON,CUBLINGTON

Summary

Historical records and field survey of twelfth to thirteenth century motte, The Beacon

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1017896: MOTTE CASTLE AND ASSOCIATED REMAINS OF THE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE OF CUBLINGTON, IMMEDIATELY WEST OF RIDINGS WAY

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOTTE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1100 AD to 1299 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Height 0530 cm Radius 2200
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
LARGE TUMULUS, 20FT HIGH (B2-3).
PROBABLY A CASTLE MOUNT BUILT BY WALTER DE CHESNEY, C12, OR GEOFFREY LUCY, C13 (B4).
POSSIBLY COTTESLOE HUNDRED MOOT HILL (B5).
MOTTE, SURROUNDED BY TRACES OF MED SETTLEMENT. QUARRIED ON S & W SIDES. DITCH, 1.5M DEEP, ONLY ON NE ARC. NO DEFINITE REMAINS OF BAILEY? (B11-12).

Sources (19)

  • ---SBC17792 Aerial Photograph: 25/07/48. CUC BV 82. SP\834221. Yes.
  • ---SBC17820 Aerial Photograph: 09/04/49. CUC CA 99-101. SP\834222. Yes.
  • ---SBC18981 Aerial Photograph: 01/01/45. (RAF)(BCM 247.45). SP\832221. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7679 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P330.
  • <2>SBC14269 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P660.
  • <3>SBC13009 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P99.
  • <4>SBC15528 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P338.
  • <5>SBC262 Bibliographic reference: ALLCROFT A H 1908 EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND PP397,423,543,548,551.
  • <6>SBC8126 Graphic material: J P Maitland & R Gurd. 1925. CUBLINGTON: SITE OF ANCIENT CASTLE & ABANDONED VILLAGE (SURVEY PLAN & CROSS-SECTION).
  • <7>SBC1283 Article in serial: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTERS (& SEE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN R SMITH (BM) & BCM, FILED & RECS OF BUCKS 1.
  • <8>SBC1636 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD M W & ST JOSEPH J K 1958 MEDIEVAL ENGLAND: AN AERIAL SURVEY PP100-102 FIGS 38A-B.
  • <9>SBC1640 Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD M W 1953 NOTES ON BUCKS DMV'S (FILED AT CAS 0000)(BERESFORD M W & HURST J G 1971 DESERTED .
  • <10>SBC11694 Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE P101.
  • <11>SBC11380 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARDS SP 82 SW 3,14 (NOV 1971 & JUNE 1977, FILED).
  • <12>SBC13937 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1998. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <13>SBC16432 Bibliographic reference: WATERTON D (CMAG) & FARLEY M E (BCM) MAY 1978.
  • <14>SBC13693 Bibliographic reference: REID C A M & PIKE A R (BCM) JULY 1979 FIELD VISIT.
  • <15>SBC10481 Map: OS 1980 1:2500 MAP.
  • <16>SBC16495 Graphic material: WENT D (ENGLISH HERITAGE) SUMMER 1997 SITE VISIT (SEE 1:2500 SKETCH PLAN, FILED).

Location

Grid reference SP 83366 22180 (point)
Civil Parish CUBLINGTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14200)

Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 4:03PM

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