Monument record 0012901000 - NW OF VATCHES FARM

Summary

Medieval moat recorded in field survey

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument 1017510: MOATED SITE AND FISHPONDS 200M NORTH WEST OF VATCHE'S FARM
  • SHINE: Mainshill Farm medieval to post medieval fishpond
  • SHINE: Mainshill Farm medieval to post medieval fishpond
  • SHINE: Mainshill Farm medieval to post medieval fishpond

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 120m, Width 110m.
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
REMAINS OF BUILDING FOUNDATIONS WITHIN MOATED SPACE (B2).
WIDE DITCH NOW DRY & MUCH DENUDED (B3).
AP SHOWS ENTRANCE ON E ARM. SLIGHTLY CURVED BANK & DITCH TO W. S & W SIDES - SLIGHT OUTER RETAINING BANK. INTERIOR DISTURBED BUT NO RECOGNISABLE PATTERN OF BUILDINGS (B5).
SCHEDULED (B8).
1998 EH site visit found moat waterlogged and large oak tree on NW corner in danger of collapse (B9).

Sources (7)

  • ---SBC17776 Aerial Photograph: 10/09/74. CUC BRK 17. SP\865126. Yes.
  • ---SBC18780 Aerial Photograph: 26/08/45. RAF 164.3038. SP\868137. Yes. Yes.
  • <2>SBC14335 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P86.
  • <3>SBC12656 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P20.
  • <5>SBC11368 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARDS (FILED).
  • <8>SBC14005 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1998. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
  • <9>SBC19343 Unpublished document: Went D A. 1998. Vatches Farm moated manor EH site visit.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8653 1272 (260m by 190m)
Civil Parish ASTON CLINTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13832)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC13962)
  • Event - Survey: (EBC14168)
  • Event - Survey: Field Visit 1998 (EBC15866)

Record last edited

Jun 5 2022 6:40PM

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