Monument record 0158700000 - LUFFIELD PRIORY (OR ABBEY)

Summary

Historical records of twelfth to fifteenth century abbey, some earthworks remaining and site of buildings can be seen on aerial photographs

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Site of Medieval Benedictine monastery at Luffield Priory

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • PRIORY (12th Century to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1499 AD)

Description

FOUNDED C.1124, DISSOLVED 1494 DUE TO ITS POVERTY. BENEDICTINE MONKS. IN 1755 PART OF TOWER WALL REMAINED. SUPPOSED CHURCH DIMENSIONS: 80 X 30 FT (HISTORY)(B1-8).
NO STRUCTURAL REMAINS; NUMEROUS DITCHES MAY INDICATE MONASTIC BUILDINGS (B9).
C15 CARTULARY (B10-11).
NGR (B12).
AP CROPMARKS PROBABLY BLDGS (B14).

Sources (16)

  • ---SBC19942 Photograph: 1942. Luffield Abbey.
  • <1>SBC16704 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF BUCKINGHAM PP223-227.
  • <2>SBC16743 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B MS FOLIO XI,BODLEIAN LIBRARY,OXFORD.
  • <3>SBC7727 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 PP110-112.
  • <4>SBC14398 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP285-286.
  • <5>SBC5750 Bibliographic reference: GOUGH H 1884 TERRITORIAL,CORPORATE & LOCAL ARMORY OF BUCKS IN RECSOFBUCKS5P367"".
  • <6>SBC5706 Bibliographic reference: GIBBS R 1891 BUCKS MISCELLANY P157.
  • <7>SBC15299 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 PP347-350; 4 PP197-198.
  • <8>SBC7151 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK R N 1971 MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HO USES,2ND EDITION PP55,70.
  • <9>SBC13055 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 PP19,21,184.
  • <10>SBC4578 Bibliographic reference: ELVEY G R (ED)1968,1975 LUFFIELD PRIORY CHARTERS,V OLS 1-2 IN BUCKSRECORDSOCIETY15&18"".
  • <11>SBC3426 Bibliographic reference: DAVIS G R C 1958 MEDIEVAL CARTULARIES OF GREAT BRI TAIN P71.
  • <12>SBC10378 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1958. OS 1958 1:10560 MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <13>SBC1948 Excavation archive: BROWN MRS G FEB 1975 (LETTER RE EXCAVATION FILED) (SITE ARCHIVE AT NAR (PRN 1866)..
  • <14>SBC12052 Bibliographic reference: PIKE A R FROM CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY A/P BSG 101,APR IL 1975 (COPY AT BCM).
  • <15>SBC19256 Bibliographic reference: Browne Willis. 1717. An History of the Mitred Parliametary Abbies. Vol 2. p24.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 6738 4209 (230m by 170m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish LUFFIELD ABBEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC11833)

Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 12:44PM

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