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Record details

BCC record ID:0059000000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of medieval to seventeenth century settlement that was depopulated for the expansion and landscaping of Stowe Park.
Grid Reference:SP 6777 3734
Parish:

STOWE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • SHINE

Public access information

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

Full description

STOWE VILLAGE STRETCHED S FROM CHURCH ALONG A ROAD CALLED HEGWAY (B5).
IN 1720 HAD 32 HOUSES & 180 PEOPLE, BUT HAD NEARLY DISAPPEARED BY 1927 DUE TO ENCROACHMENT OF PARK (B1).
SETTLEMENT MOVED TO DADFORD? (B2).
ONLY TRACE OF VILLAGE (1989) ARE TILE FRAGMENTS (B5).
NGR TO PARK CENTRE (B1).
The National Trust's survey for Stowe undertaken in 1989 makes reference to the village which seems to have included ancillary buildings of the great house. The village included a vicarage, a mill and there may have been fishponds on the site of the 11 acre lake (B8).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P232.
<2>Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD MW 1953 NOTES.
<3>Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD MW & HURST JG 1971 DESERTED MEDIEVAL VIL LAGES P184.
<4>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP 63 NE 4.
<5>Bibliographic reference: WAINWRIGHT A 1989 NATIONAL TRUST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SU RVEY (STOWE P 31) IN CAS FILE 4208.
<6>Bibliographic reference: WAINWRIGHT A (NATIONAL TRUST) & FARLEY M E JUNE 19 91.
<7>Bibliographic reference: WESCOMBE P J, WAINWRIGHT A (NATIONAL TRUST) & FARLEY M E, MAY 1992.
<8>Unpublished document: Angus Wainwright. 1989. The National Trust Archaeological Survey: Stowe. pp35
<9>Unpublished document: Hazel Riley. 2001. Stowe Park, Stowe, Buckinghamshire: An Archaeological Survey by English Heritage (Survey Report). A1/21/2001.
<10>Bibliographic reference: Richard Jones and Mark Page. 2006. Medieval Villages in an English Landscape: Beginnings and Ends. pp215,218,219,221

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13363:

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