Monument record 0198700000 - NE OF 'THE ABBEY', ASTON ABBOTTS

Summary

Medieval house platforms recorded in site visits and earthwork survey.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Medieval parish church of St James and shrunken Medieval village earthworks at Aston Abbotts
  • Planning Notification Area: Shrunken Medieval village earthworks at Aston Abbotts
  • SHINE: Aston Abbotts medieval shrunken settlement earthworks

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Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE PLATFORM (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

GROUP OF ABOUT 5+ HOUSE PLATFORMS & LARGER RECTANGULAR AREA TO W, APPROX 150M X 60M, PERHAPS A CLOSE ENCLOSED ON 3 SIDES BY STREETS. AREA DELIMITED TO W BY RIDGE & FURROW & MOST OF EARTHWORKS IN 1 FIELD. FIELD SLIGHTLY TO N AND ADJOINING SCHOOL HAS LESS CERTAIN EARTHWORKS ASSOCIATED WITH 2 PONDS (1 DRY). MAIN FIELD NOW A PARK ATTACHED TO 'ABBEY' (B1).
1:2500 SURVEY. EXTANT EARTHWORKS CONSTITUTE TRACKS/FIELD ROADS, CROFTS, FIELDS AND 2 SUBSTANTIAL STEADINGS. ABBEY HOUSE WAS REBUILT IN C19; MAIN LANDSCAPED FRONTAGE OVERLOOKS THE SHRINKAGE AND IT IS PROBABLE THAT CONSTRUCTION OF A PARK CAUSED THE REMOVAL OF PROPERTY (B2).

Sources (5)

  • ---SBC17288 Aerial Photograph: 12/12/76. BCM A1/5/3. SP\847201. Yes.
  • ---SBC17292 Aerial Photograph: 12/12/76. BCM A1/5/5. SP\845202. Yes.
  • ---SBC17398 Aerial Photograph: 05/02/90. BCM A14/8/30-31. SP\845202. Yes.
  • <1>SBC5047 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E JUNE 1974 FIELD VISIT.
  • <2>SBC10959 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. 1977. OS RECORD CARD SP 82 SW 16.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8457 2015 (210m by 220m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish ASTON ABBOTTS, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13967)
  • Event - Survey: Topographic earthwork survey (EBC16700)

Record last edited

Oct 9 2018 4:30PM

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