Bubbenhall Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The probable extent of the medieval settlement at Bubbenhall based on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1886.

Notes about this historic site

1 The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS first edition map of 1886, 27SW.
2 Listed in Domesday; it was in Stoneleigh Hundred. The Phillimore edition has a grid reference of 3672.
Ref 22,11 also from Robert, Aelfric holds 5 hides in Bubbenhall. Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 1 1/2 ploughs, with 1 slave; 6 villagers and 2 smallholders with 2 1/2 ploughs. A mill at 4s; woodland 2 furlongs long and as wide. Value 50s. He also held it freely.
3 The 1886 map shows a small compact village with clear strip fields surviving on the eastern side. Two areas of ridge and furrow also survive; one to the north [WA2837] and another to the southwest. Both lie at a little distance from the village. The church [WA 2827] dates from the C12th/13th.

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