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Record details

BCC record ID:0155500000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval fishpond or moat recorded in field survey and seen on aerial photographs
Grid Reference:SP 66660 11040
Parish:

OAKLEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MOAT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FISHPOND? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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?Yes

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0070 Width 0060 m
Plan Form - QUADRILATERAL
TRACES OF PERIMETER BANK TO ISLAND. DITCH C.7M WIDE. CIRCUIT COMPLETE DESPITE FARMER'S DUMPING IN DITCH. DITCH WIDENED IN S CORNER. ORIG FED BY STREAM TO E SIDE. VISIBLE IN A/P'S(BI1). SITE SURVEYED; NO ASSOCIATION BETWEEN MANOR SEAT & MOAT. NO EVIDENCE OF BUILDING IN ENCLOSURE; PERHAPS A FISHPOND (BI2)

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 04/02/48. RAF 326.4003. SP\668115. Yes.
---Aerial Photograph: 26/11/46. RAF 40.4086. SP\673114. Yes.
<1>Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E DEC 1973 FIELD VISIT.
<2>Bibliographic reference: HILTON R 1987 OAKLEY PARISH SURVEY,IN CAS FILE 273 8/HILTON R 1988 ADDINGROVE FARM,OAKLEY,INSOUTHMID.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13960:

Related monuments: none

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council