Crafton 4485

Leighton Buzzard, England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury Vale

Brief Description

Crafton is a small hilltop hamlet on the site of an 11th-century deserted medieval village.

History

The medieval hamlet and open field patterns date from the 9th and 10th century.Archaeological investigation has revealed the presence of a 17th century manor house.In the 19th century Baron de Rothschild purchased land in the Crafton area and many surviving structures from the medieval village were demolished.

Visitor Facilities

The hamlet is accessible by a public road.
Features
Earthwork
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The hamlet is accessible by a public road.

Directions

The site is less than 1km from Wing on the A418.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Wing
Contact
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