Monument record 0010900000 - MILLKNOB HILL

Summary

Historical records and excavation of post-medieval windmill mound

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Earthworks of Medieval or post-medieval windmill mound

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • WINDMILL MOUND (Post-Medieval - 1540 AD to 1798 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 0011 m Height 0001
SALDEN ESTATE MAP 1599 SHOWS WINDMILL APPROX NGR and to the east a second hill has the placename 'Wheat hill' (B1).
MILLKNOB HILL (B2).
EXCAVATED DURING WWII BUT NOTHING FOUND (B4).
MOUND WITH (EXCAVATION) TRENCH CUT INTO TOP. ALMOST CERTAINLY MILL MOUND (B5).
WINDMILL MOUND WITH CIRCULAR TRENCH 0.4M DEEP AROUND TOP (B6).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC13863 Map: Unknown. 1599. SALDEN ESTATE MAP.
  • <2>SBC15991 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P49.
  • <3>SBC12892 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P120.
  • <4>SBC5464 Unpublished document: FREESE S 1946 WINDMILLS & WATERMILLS OF BUCKS (MS NOTES AT BRO).
  • <5>SBC5174 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E,SEPT 1972,FIELD VISIT.
  • <6>SBC10560 Bibliographic reference: OS FIELD INVESTIGATOR 1974 & OS SURVEY FILED.

Location

Grid reference SP 76680 25780 (point)
Civil Parish GRANBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13946)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14180)

Record last edited

Mar 4 2020 12:16PM

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