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Stanfordbury Farm

In the civil parish of Southill.
In the historic county of Bedfordshire.
Modern Authority of Bedfordshire.
1974 county of Bedfordshire.
Medieval County of Bedfordshire.

OS Map Grid Reference: TL148405
Latitude 52.05293° Longitude -0.32604°

Stanfordbury Farm has been described as a probable Fortified Manor House.

There are earthwork remains.

Description

Rectilinear earthworks may be associated with medieval (?manorial) settlement. Thought by C19 antiquaries to be the site of a 'Roman camp', therefore presumably substantial earthworks survived to that date. (Beds HER)
Comments

A straight line of embankment is shown running SW-NE to the NE of the farm buildings on the 1885 OS map which, presumably represents the last remnants of this site.
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