The Luffield Priory Grange at Monksbarn, Whittlebury, Northamptonshire.
journal contributionposted on 27.01.2009, 16:16 by Richard Jones
The origins and development of the monastic demesne of Monksbarn can be traced in eighteen documents contained in the Luffield Priory cartulary. These provide valuable information regarding the nature of the agricultural resources of the grange, its general location and size. Cartographic analysis and archaeological fieldwork has allowed the site of the grange and its lands to be accurately identified and the arrangement of landuse to be defined..