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Record details

BCC record ID:0055700000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Hollow-ways, house platforms and enclosure earthworks of a deserted medieval settlement recorded in field survey and on aerial photographs, also known from historical sources
Grid Reference:SP 8056 1580
Parish:

QUARRENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Ancient Monument
  • 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

REFERRED TO AS DEPOPULATED, 1636 (B1).
TURNED INTO A SHEEP-FARM, EARLY C16 (B2).
DESERTED VILLAGE HAS A MAIN STREET (HOLLOW WAY) WITH A NETWORK OF STREETS & IRREGULAR CROFTS RADIATING FROM A CENTRAL POND. EXTANT EARTHWORKS ARE EXTENSIVE: CROFTS ARE OF VARIOUS SIZES & SHAPES. NO STEADINGS (B3-7).
SURVEY (B8).
PHOTOS (B10).
APs (B11-16).
Site visit 2000 photos (B17).

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Mike Farley (BCM). 1998. 1998 Mike Farley oblique AP. SP80561578. Yes.
<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P100.
<2>Bibliographic reference: CHAMBERS E K 1936 SIR HENRY LEE PP12-15 ETC.
<3>Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD M W & ST JOSEPH J K 1958 MEDIEVAL ENGLAN D,AN AERIAL SURVEY PP57-59,116-117.
<4>Bibliographic reference: BERESFORD M W & HURST J G 1971 DESERTED MEDIEVAL V ILLAGES PP64,184,307/BERESFORD M W 1953 NOTES ON .
<5>Bibliographic reference: GOWING C N & FARLEY M E SEPT 1973 FIELD VISIT.
<6>Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1990. SCHEDULING LISTS OF INSPECTORATE OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS.
<7>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SP81 NW3, JULY 1968 (FILED)(SURVEY IN CAS FILE 0407).
<8>Bibliographic reference: RCHM(E),1989-1990 (COPY OF SURVEY IN CAS FILE 040 7).
<9>Verbal communication: FARLEY M (1997) PERS COMM.(ENTRY FORM 2307) FILED IN ENVELOPE FILE.
<10>Bibliographic reference: PARKHOUSE J (BCM) FEB 1996 SITE VISIT (PHOTOS, FILED AT CAS 0407).
<11>Aerial Photograph: 06/02/85. NMR SP8015/55/166-7. SP\806157. Yes.
<12>Aerial Photograph: 05/02/90. BCM A14/8/15,21,26. SP\805157. Yes.
<13>Aerial Photograph: 27/04/54. CUC NY 73. SP\806157. Yes.
<14>Aerial Photograph: 25/07/48. CUC BV 87. SP\806158. Yes.
<15>Aerial Photograph: 09/04/49. CUC CA 78-80. SP\805158. Yes.
<16>Aerial Photograph: 06/02/85. NMR SP8015/54/158-61. SP\805158. Yes.
<17>Photograph: Kidd S & Wise J. 2000. Quarrendon DMV SAM site visit 2000.
<18>Article in serial: Paul Everson. 2001. Peasants, Peers and Graziers: The Landscape of Quarrendon, Buckinghamshire, interpreted.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC14147:
  • EBC15811: Site visit 2000
  • EBC15854: Detailed earthwork survey

Related monuments

Images

Deserted medieval village earthworks at Quarrendon  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilDeserted medieval village earthworks at Quarrendon  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilDeserted medieval village earthworks at Quarrendon  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon I medieval village and Tudor garden earthworks in the background  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilPart of Quarrendon I medieval village and the Tudor garden, ponds and moat  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon II medieval village in the foreground, Tudor garden and then Quarrendon I medieval village in the background  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon Tudor garden, pond and moat  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon II medieval village, Tudor garden and Quarrendon I medieval village in the background  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon I medieval village and Tudor garden  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon Tudor garden, ponds and moat  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon I medieval village and Tudor garden in the background  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilQuarrendon I medieval village and Tudor garden in the background  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOpen Day at Quarrendon medieval village and Tudor garden  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOpen Day at Quarrendon medieval village and Tudor garden  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOpen Day at Quarrendon medieval village and Tudor garden  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilOpen Day at Quarrendon; at the village  © Buckinghamshire County Museum

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council