Monument record 0144201001 - AMERDEN BANK

Summary

Medieval moat at Amerden Priory

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

Dimensions - Length 9000 cm Depth/Thickness 0900 Width 0250
Plan Form - L SHAPED
LARGE OVERGROWN DITCH EXTENDS BETWEEN NGR'S, PROBABLY REMAINS OF A MOAT. BEFORE CONSTRUCTION OF TOWING PATH THIS ARTIFICIAL DITCH PROBABLY WATERFILLED (B6).
DITCH SHOWN ON ENCLOSURE MAP UP TO NGR SU912 37971. PROBABLY TURNED W ORIGINALLY TO REJOIN RIVER, ENCLOSING TRIANGULAR SITE (B2,B4).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC15623 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP 242-244.
  • <2>SBC5504 Bibliographic reference: G E SCRIMGEOUR JAN 1988.
  • <3>SBC3992 Bibliographic reference: DOE 1985 LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURA L OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKS 10/696.
  • <4>SBC15018 Map: TAPLOW INCLOSURE MAP BRO REF: IR/70/R.
  • <5>SBC11657 Bibliographic reference: PERAMBULATION OF MANNOR OF TAPLOW BY JOS. LOVEDAY MAY 1724 BRO REF: PR 203/1/1-7 & C19 (ACCURATE TY.
  • <6>SBC11159 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 97 NW03 (FILED).
  • <7>SBC8120 Bibliographic reference: MAIDENHEAD & TAPLOW FIELD CLUB 1890-1891 8TH ANNUA L REPORT P21.

Location

Grid reference Centred SU 9125 7959 (0m by 140m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish TAPLOW, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

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Record last edited

Mar 27 2018 8:00PM

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