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Record details

BCC record ID:0115201000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Site of thirteenth and fourteenth century Hospitallers' preceptory at Widmere.
Grid Reference:SU 83140 89190
Parish:

GREAT MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) HOSPITALLERS PRECEPTORY (First mentioned 1248 13th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1399 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

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

Full description

C13 CHAPEL (01:001) POSSIBLY REMAINS OF PRECEPTORY (B1-4).
FOUNDATIONS OF BUILDINGS FREQUENTLY MET WITH IN VICINITY OF CHAPEL (B5).
KNIGHTS HOSPITALLERS RECORDED AT WIDMERE IN 1248; REMAINS THOUGHT TO INDICATE SMALL PRECEPTORY, FOUNDED PRE 1248, DISSOLVED PRE 1338 (B3).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 1 P390, 3 PP67-68, 73.
<2>Bibliographic reference: KELKE W H 1865 DESECRATED CHURCHES IN BUCKS, RECSOFBUCKS3PP122-124"".
<3>Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES D & HADCOCK R N 1971 MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HO USES IN ENGLAND & WALES (2ND EDIT.) PP301,308.
<4>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 88 NW 03 (FILED).
<5>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P893.
<6>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P595.
<7>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P169.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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