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Record details

BCC record ID:0181601000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of fifteenth to seventeenth century manor house at Greenland House.
Grid Reference:SU 77600 85440
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) MANOR HOUSE (Demolished 1644 15th Century to Civil War - 1400 AD to 1649 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

GREENLAND HOUSE BECAME MAIN SEAT OF YEWDEN MANOR (SEE CASS 04540) IN 1480 (B1).
ORIGINAL HOUSE STOOD ON RIVER BANK, S OF PRESENT SITE. GARRISONED FOR THE KING IN 1644, UNDER SIR JOHN D'OYLY, & BESIEGED BY PARLIMENTARIANS FOR A MONTH & DEMOLISHED AFTER THE SURRENDER (B2-4).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: PETRIE A FLINDERS 1979 SHORT HISTORY OF YEWDEN MANOR & GREENLANDS.
<2>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP46, 49-50.
<3>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 PP576-577.
<4>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 78 NE 32 (FILED).

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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