Monument record 0110105000 - WING PARK (ASCOTT HOUSE)

Summary

Small complex of 6 post-medieval pillow mounds, possibly rabbit warrens

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1018009: ASCOTT HOUSE: REMAINS OF 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY MANSION, FORMAL GARDENS AND WARREN
  • SHINE: Multi-period remains including site of medieval manor, associated designed garden & ponds, ridge and furrow, Civil War earthworks and WWI practice trenches

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Type and Period (2)

  • PILLOW MOUND (16th Century - 1500 AD? to 1599 AD?)
  • RABBIT WARREN? (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1798 AD?)

Description

2 CIRCULAR & 3 OBLONG MOUNDS SEEN ON AP'S. CONEY BURROWS OR TREE RINGS? MAX HEIGHT OF STRUCTURES 0.2M; EACH BOUNDED BY SHALLOW DITCH. POST-DATE RIDGE & FURROW - CONTEMPORARY WITH EMPARKING OF WING PARK, C16? (B6).
4 LOW MOUNDS - PROB PILLOW MOUNDS, C12-C19 (B9).
NGR TO HOUSE SITE (B6).
6 PILLOW MOUNDS, FROM 0.3M TO 0.5M HIGH, SURROUNDED BY SHALLOW DITCHES SURVIVE. 2 ARE ROUGHLY CIRCULAR AND ABOUT 10M IN DIAMETER; THE OTHER 4 ARE SUB-RECTANGULAR AND AVERAGE 17M LONG, 8M WIDE. TRACES OF RELATED SMALL ENCLOSURES AND POSSIBLE SITE OF A WARRENER'S HOUSE IDENTIFIED. DETAILED DESCRIPTION (B16).

Sources (3)

  • <6>SBC10754 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 82 SE:13-15 (FILED).
  • <9>SBC12502 Unpublished document: M J Rains. 1982. EARTHWORKS IN WING PARK.
  • <16>SBC13935 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. SCHEDULING LIST OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS, FEBRUARY 1999.

Location

Grid reference SP 88750 22490 (point) (.)
Civil Parish WING, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (5)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13234)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13279)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13479)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13836)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14177)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2013 12:05PM

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