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Record details

BCC record ID:0075705000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:The 1599 Salden map shows a possible house and barn within enclosed fields to the west of Biggen Bridge
Grid Reference:SP 75879 26002
Parish:

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

GRANBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • FARMSTEAD (16th Century - 1500 AD? to 1599 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

The 1599 Estate map of Salden makes reference to the 180 acres of Winslow and 3 1/2 yards of land in Granborough called Biggen. The map shows a 2-bayed house with another building (barn) to the east to the south of the river. To the north, the odd field pattern (triangular shape rising to a point in the NE) reflects the shape of two field boundaries outlined in trees on the map (B11).

Sources and further reading

<11>Map: Sir John Fortesque (Land owner). 1599. SALDEN ESTATE MAP.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council