Monument record 0175500000 - BUCKINGHAM CASTLE

Summary

Historical records of medieval and post-medieval castle

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (3)

  • CASTLE (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD to 1798 AD)
  • FARM? (Mentioned 1574, 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
  • BOWLING GREEN (Laid out 1670, 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)

Description

CASTLE, SEAT OF GIFFARDS, BUILT SOON AFTER CONQUEST (B4).
MENTIONED ?C.1070, 1216 (B6); IN CONNECTION WITH MANOR 1308; PROVISIONING 1312 (B1).
CAMDEN (1540'S) MENTIONS RUINS (B6).
CASTLE FARM & CASTLE MILLS PLACENAMES MENTIONED 1574; CASTLE STREET EXISTED BY 1735 (B2). ALSO CASTLE HILL (MENTIONED B3,B5 &C).
STOOD ON MOTTE, SUBSEQUENTLY FLATTENED TO FORM CHURCHYARD (B6).
CHURCH BUILT 1777-81 (CASS 4040).
NGR TO CHURCH (B7).
Evaluation revealed traces of demolished medieval wall (?curtain wall) (B12). See 01755:04.

Sources (12)

  • <1>SBC6421 Bibliographic reference: HMSO 1892 CALLENDAR OF CLOSE ROLLS EDWARD II P402F F; ALSO P50 FOR 1307 REFERENCE.
  • <2>SBC16732 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES-- OF BUCKINGHA M PP49-51.
  • <3>SBC6143 Bibliographic reference: HARRISON JT 1909 LEISURE HOUR NOTES ON HISTORICAL BUCKINGHAM PP41-4 (ORIG PLANS ETC IN ENVELOPE IN B.
  • <4>SBC15984 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P476.
  • <5>SBC12999 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P72.
  • <6>SBC13711 Bibliographic reference: RENN DF 1968 NORMAN CASTLES IN BRITAIN P121.
  • <7>SBC10398 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1959. OS 1959 6-INCH MAP (1:10560). 1:10,560.
  • <8>SBC19562 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2001. Church of SS Peter and Paul, Church Hill, Buckingham: an Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment.
  • <9>SBC19598 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2002. St Peter and St Paul's Church, Buckingham: Archaeological watching brief March 2002.
  • <10>SBC19668 Verbal communication: Sandy Kidd (BCC). 2000. Landowner to Sandy Kidd June 2000.
  • <11>SBC19669 Graphic material: George Bickham. The North View of Buckingham, undated engraving by George Bickham.
  • <12>SBC20068 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2002. Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Hill, Buckingham: An Archaeological Evaluation.

Location

Grid reference SP 69500 33800 (point)
Civil Parish BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: BUCPP 01) (EBC16041)

Record last edited

Aug 18 2020 12:32PM

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