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Medieval Settlement at Bourton on Dunsmore
1 The probable extent of medieval settlement based on the first edition OS 6″ map of 1886. 2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish. 3 Listed in Domesday; it was ...
The probable extent of medieval settlement at Bourton on Dunsmore based on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1886, and on aerial photographs.
Earthwork at Draycote
1 The first edition OS 6″ map of 1886 shows an earthwork of moat-like shape.
An unidentified earthwork marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The site is situated 500m west of the Pumping Station.
Draycote Medieval Settlement
1 The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS first edition maps of 1886, 34NE and 27SE. 2 The transcript of the ridge and furrow survival in the ...
The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886.
Undated ditch at Sultans Turret, Draycote.
1 An undated ditch was recorded during a watching brief on the excavation of foundation trenches for an extension to the existing dwelling. The ditch was 1.50m in width and ...
An undated ditch located at Sultans Turret, Draycote.
A large, post-medieval, brick-built well located at Manor Farm, Draycote.
1 An archaeological watching brief during the excavation of foundation trenches for an extension to the west side of Manor Farm recorded a large (1.5m diam.) brick-built well still filled ...
A large brick-built well, probably associated with the existing 18th/19th century Manor Farm house. The site is located at Manor Farm, Draycote.
Find of an arrowhead
1 Find of a partially worked barbed and tanged arrowhead from the early Bronze Age. Method of recovery unrecorded. The grid reference given was SP43456930, which is in Bourton and ...
Find of a partially worked barbed and tanged arrowhead from the Bronze Age. The exact location is unclear.
Moat to W of Manor Farm, Draycote
1 Part of a moat exists to the NW side of the house at Manor Farm. There is also a fishpond complex (PRN 5400). The whole forms a large manorial ...
A moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. It dates to the Medieval period and is still visible as an earthwork. It is situated to the west of Manor Farm, Draycote.
Roman Catholic Chapel at Bourton Hall, Bourton on Dunsmore
1 Noted by Pevsner. 2 Former Catholic chapel attached to Bourton Hall. 1906-8 by H A Peto. Of limestone ashlar, Italian Renaissance in style. Connected to the house by a wooden ...
The site of a Roman Catholic chapel that was built during the Imperial period. It is situated at Bourton Hall, Bourton on Dunsmore.
Site of Bourton Manor
1 The Rectory is a large neat brick building, in the Elizabethan style of architecture, pleasantly situated near the church. 2 The building has now disappeared and the site has modern ...
The site of Bourton Manor House which was built during the Imperial period. It was situated 100m west of the war memorial at Bourton on Dunsmore.
Church of St Peter, Bourton on Dunsmore
1 Chancel, nave, N chapel, N and S aisles, tower, and vestry. Almost entirely rebuilt in the 14th century and all that remains of the earlier church is a blocked ...
The Church of St Peter which was originally built during the Medieval period. It was largely restored during the Imperial period. The church is situated in Bourton on Dunsmore.
Baptist Chapel at Draycote
1 The building has a plaque above the door marked ‘Baptist Chapel 1869’ but has since fallen into disuse and is undergoing conversion into a dwelling.
A Baptist Chapel that was built during the Imperial period. The building is no longer in use as a chapel. It is situated 1km south east of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Possible Castle 300m SW of Blue Boar Farm
1 A mound at the above grid reference was excavated in 1967. It was constructed of gravel with a 1.5m turf cap. No building foundations or post holes were found. ...
The site of a possible Medieval castle. An earthwork may be the remains of the motte which is surrounded by a ditch. The site is located 100m south of London Road.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 Subrectangular enclosure, probably with a smaller oval enclosure in one corner, shows on aerial photographs. 3 Mapped.
The site of two possible enclosures that are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. They are of unknown date. The site is located 400m north east of Far Popehill Spinney.
Smithy at Bourton on Dunsmore
1 ‘Smithy’ marked. 3 Quite dilapidated and used as stores. 4 No longer appears to be listed.
The site of a forge where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. The forge is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. It was situated in Bourton on Dunsmore.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 A subrectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs.
An enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. It is situated 800m south east of Bourton Heath.
Poss Shrunken Medieval Settlement E of Bourton Hall
2 Earthworks of banked and ditched enclosures and linear features probably indicate the site of a shrunken Medieval settlement to the E of Bourton Hall. 3 After reviewing aerial photographs it ...
The possible site of a Medieval shrunken village and garden earthworks possible associated with Bourton Hall. The remains of the village are visible as earthworks. The site is located to the east of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Undated linear cropmark
2 Linear crop mark shows on aerial photographs. A couple of enclosure complexes are attached to this on the E (PRN 5395, 5396).
The site of a linear feature of unknown date that is visible as a cropmark. It is situated 500m north of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Undated linear cropmarks
2 Possible linear features, possibly consisting of linear ditches and pit alignments, show on aerial photograph. This may be a trackway, although two small subrectangular enclosures appear to be attached ...
Several linear features of unknown date are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. They might be the remains of a trackway. Alternatively, the linear feature might represent a pit alignment. The features are situated 1km north east of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Site of Post Medieval Windmill at Draycote Fields Farm
1 Draycote. Post mill. Built by 1675. Ceased by early 19th century.
The site of a post mill, a type of windmill that was mounted on a post. The mill was built during the Post Medieval period and stopped working during the Imperial period. The mill was situated 1km south west of Thurlaston.
Site of Bourton House
1 ‘A large handsome mansion, pleasantly situated; the seat and property of J Mellor Esq’. 2 House marked. 3 Now demolished and site under development.
The site of Bourton House, a mansion or country house that was built during the Imperial period. The house has now been developed but it was situated in the area of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Possible Lime Kiln 500m NE of Chapel Farm
1 ‘Lime kiln’ marked. 2 A small earthwork close to a quarry could be the remains of the limekiln. This is a mound about 1.2m high and 2.1m in diameter with ...
The possible site of a lime kiln dating to the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. An overgrown mound located 400m southeast of Popehill Spinneys might be its earthwork.
Stone Pits to W and NW of Draycote
1 Stone pits are shown on the 1886 6″ OS map. 2 These exist as pits, one 6 feet (c2m) deep, 24 feet (c8m) in diameter and flooded, the other ...
The site of a several quarries which were in use during the Imperial period. They are marked as 'stone pits' on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The quarries are still visible as earthworks. They are situated 600m west of Draycote.
Quarry to E of Hill Farm, Bourton on Dunsmore
1 The 1886 OS map shows and “Old Gravel Pit” at this location. Due to its position access was not afforded but it could be seen that the field ...
The site of a quarry or gravel pit that was in use during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The gravel pit was situated 1km east of Bourton on Dunsmore.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 A subrectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs. This enclosure is subdivided into two.
The site of an enclosure that is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The enclosure is of unknown date. It is situated 400m west of Popehill Spinneys.
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