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Record details

BCC record ID:0043000000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Earthworks of medieval village finally abandoned in the Civil War.
Grid Reference:SP 6230 1403
Parish:

BOARSTALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Ancient Monument
  • Planning Notification Area
  • SHINE

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

SAM. 1444 MAP SHOWS VILLA DE BOARSTALL (B1).
C16/C17 MAP SHOWS N-S STREET, HOUSES EITHER SIDE (B2).
DEPOPULATED/DESERTED MED PERIOD? (B7).
DESTROYED IN CIVIL WAR (B10).
1695 PRINT SUGGESTS VILLAGE SITE UNDER FORMAL GARDENS (B3).
3HA OF SURVEYABLE DESERTION; 2HA PLOUGHED, 1977 (B7).
NATIONAL TRUST SURVEY (B12).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 01/11/88. BCM A13/8/15. SP\621138. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 13/04/47. RAF 126.3018. SP\623130. Yes.
<1>Map: 1444. ESTATE MAP IN BOARSTALL CARTULARY.
<2>Map: PART OF FOREST OF BERNWOOD - NEW COLLEGE ESTATE MAP.
<3>Bibliographic reference: W Kennet. 1695. PAROCHIAL ANTIQUITIES...OF AMBROSDEN & BURCESTER (PLATE OPPOSITE P678).
<4>Article in serial: Deserted Medievial Village Research Group. 1965. 13TH ANNUAL REPORT, APPENDIX B. ALSO, BERESFORD MW & HURST JG DESERTED MEDIEVAL VILLAGES.
<5>Verbal communication: Mike Farley (BCM). 1974. PERS COMM FOLLOWING FIELD VISIT (MAY 9TH 1974).
<6>Bibliographic reference: ASTON M & ROWLEY T 1974 LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY P67.
<7>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
<8>Unpublished document: 1981. INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS 1981 (JULY) SCHEDULING LIST.
<9>Unpublished document: Helen Paterson (DoE Field Monument Warden). 1984. REPORT BY DOE FIELD MONUMENT WARDEN, JUNE 1984.
<10>Article in serial: Stephen Porter. 1984. 'THE CIVIL WAR DESTRUCTION OF BOARSTALL', IN RECS OF BUCKS 26 PP86-91. Vol 26.
<11>Monograph: Della Hooke (ed). 1985. Medieval villages: A Review of Current Work. pp41-45, Figs 4.5 - 4.9
<12>Unpublished document: W L Mathews. 1989. THE NATIONAL TRUST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY: BOARSTALL TOWER.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13832:
  • EBC16199: Fieldwalking

Related monuments

Images

Deserted medieval village at Boarstall  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilBoarstall Tower  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilDeserted medieval village at Boarstall  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council