Monument record 0293500000 - LAMUA HUNDRED (PARK MEADOW?)

Summary

Supposed site of Saxon meeting place suggested by historical records and surviving earthworks

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MOOT? (5th Century Saxon to Medieval - 410 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

ANCIENT LAMUA HUNDRED DERIVED FROM HILL NEAR CHURCH. HUNDRED COURT HELD THERE, WHERE THERE IS TRACE OF INCAMPMENT (B1).
PARK MEADOW, TRADITIONAL SITE OF FOLKMOTE OR COURT OF LAMUA. DITCHES & EARTHWORKS STILL VISIBLE (B2-3).
DITCHES, AT NGR, & OTHER SLIGHT EARTHWORKS IN FIELD SE OF CHURCHYARD (B4).

Sources (5)

  • <1>SBC16701 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF BUCKINGHAM PP2,268.
  • <2>SBC7716 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P81.
  • <3>SBC14170 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P272.
  • <4>SBC12151 Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). 1977. PERS COMM, MARCH 1977 FOLLOWING FIELD VISIT.
  • <5>SBC4766 Unpublished document: Michael Farley (BCM). 1996. NOTES OF SITE VIST.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 7054 2663 (30m by 70m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish STEEPLE CLAYDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Field visit (EBC17394)

Record last edited

Mar 31 2011 10:56AM

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