Monument record 0202100000 - CAMP HOUSE, STEEPLE CLAYDON

Summary

Possible earthworks of temporary Civil War encampment, known from historical records

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Partly ploughed out earthwork remains of shrunken medieval village of Steeple Claydon and partial earthworks of probable civil war siegework or temporary camp. Both identified through aerial photographs and field survey.

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • SIEGEWORK (Civil War - 1640 AD to 1649 AD)
  • TEMPORARY CAMP (Civil War - 1640 AD to 1649 AD)

Description

Plan Form - L SHAPED
REFS TO HILLESDEN HOUSE SIEGE (CASS 00176), 3 MARCH 1644, SHOW CROMWELL'S ARMY CAMPED HERE THE NIGHT BEFORE (INSCRIPTION ON 'CAMP BARN')(B1).
ENTRENCHMENTS, PERHAPS THROWN UP IN CIVIL WAR. 2 LINES AT RIGHT ANGLES (B2-3).
EARTHWORKS PARTLY PLOUGHED OUT. PLAQUE ON CAMP BARN SURVIVES. 1:2500 SURVEY (B4-5).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC13295 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 1858 2 P95 (& OTHER REFS:SEE CASS 00 176).
  • <2>SBC12955 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 P275.
  • <3>SBC15890 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P226.
  • <4>SBC10570 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. 1974. OS RECORD CARDS.
  • <5>SBC10473 Map: OS 1977 1:2500 MAP.
  • <6>SBC3775 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST.
  • <7>SBC4738 Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M (?04/1995) SIT VIST..

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7035 2677 (30m by 60m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish STEEPLE CLAYDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14183)

Record last edited

May 9 2019 1:12PM

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