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Record details

BCC record ID:0022501000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Nineteenth century finds of possible Civil War burials
Grid Reference:SP 81670 15340
Parish:

WEEDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • CEMETERY? (Civil War - 1640 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?Unclassified

Full description

DISCOVERY OF GREAT NUMBER OF HUMAN BONES; SEVERAL SKELETONS LYING IN VARIOUS DIRECTIONS AS IF THROWN HASTILY INTO HOLES. 38+ SKELETONS (B1).
BONES REINTERRED IN HARDWICK CHURCHYARD: INSCRIPTION PRESUMES BODIES FROM 1642 BATTLE (B3).
MAP MARKS 'HUMAN REMAINS FOUND AD 1818' (B6).

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: 1820. GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE 1820 PT1 PP13-15. Part 1.
<2>Article in serial: 1854. RECORDS OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Vol 1.
<3>Article in serial: 'CPA'. 1860. 'HISTORICAL MEMORANDA OF BIERTON', IN RECS OF BUCKS VOL 2. Vol 2.
<4>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P49.
<5>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP5-6.
<6>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1925. OS 1925 1:2500 MAP. 1:2,500.
<7>Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD (NOT RETAINED).
<8>Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1994. ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION & WATCHING BRIEF ON WEEDON SEWERAGE SCHEME, BUCKS.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments

Images

Civil War memorial at Hardwick Church  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council