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Record details

BCC record ID:0025603000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Medieval deerpark, documented in 1412
Grid Reference:SP 70140 38360
Parish:

AKELEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • PARK (First mentioned 1412 14th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD? to 1499 AD?)
  • DEER PARK (First mentioned 1412 14th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD? to 1499 AD?)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

IMPARKMENT WAS LICENSED IN 1412, WHEN THOMAS LINFORD WAS PERMITTED TO ENCLOSE WOODS & LANDS TOTALLING 300 ACRES. NB:THE SOURCE (CALENDAR OF PATENT ROLLS 1408-13, 425) IMPLIES AN AREA OF PARKLAND EXISTED BEFORE THE OFFICIAL GRANT OF 1412 (B1,4). NGR TO FARM (B3).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 01/10/47. RAF 20.4181. SP\702384. Yes.
<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 PP144-146.
<2>Aerial Photograph: AP 1946 (OCT) RAF (RUN 20, PRINT 4181, AT BCM).
<3>Bibliographic reference: ARP 1977 (FEB) FIELD VISIT.
<4>Article in serial: L M Cantor and J Hatherly. 1977. 'THE MEDIEVAL PARKS OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', in Records of Buckinghamshire 20. Vol 20 part 3. pp433,446, Fig 2 (41)

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13447:

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