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Boarstall, an early medieval village in Buckinghamshire, demolished during the Civil War
Once the administrative centre for Bernwood Forest, an Anglo-Saxon Royal Hunting Forest

Boarstall is a small village yet is so rich in history -
The Boarstall Horn, c. 1050, reputedly given by Edward the Confessor to Nigel the Forester
The Boarstall Cartulary, a book of 12th to 15th century manuscript documents
The Cashel Seal from Tipperary, Ireland, lost in Boarstall about 1221, found in 1998
Medieval pottery made in Boarstall or nearby Brill
Boarstall Tower Moat, possibly 13th century, still on 3 sides of the 3 acre Tower Gardens
Medieval Boarstall Tower, built in 1312, last modernised externally in 1615
Boarstall Manor House, possibly originally early 12th century, demolished in 1778.
National Archeology Week 2008 at Boarstall Tower A Report
A medieval (?) tunnel system: Heraldic Glass in Boarstall Tower
Early maps of Boarstall, one, of 1444, the earliest surviving map of an English village
An important site in the British Civil War - (Boarstall survived a ten week siege)
17th century Boarstall Duck Decoy,
A 1695 bird's-eye view of Boarstall
Discover the curious history of Saint James Church Boarstall
Edward the Confessor came here, as did Norman Kings, Charles I, Prince Rupert, & Cromwell's top generals.
Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh stayed at Boarstall Tower.

 VISIT BOARSTALL NOW by clicking on one of the links to the left, or above (in blue).

 For the opening times of Boarstall Tower and the Duck Decoy, use the National Trust links.

 Whether you like looking at old buildings, have an interest in history, in the Civil War, or like old maps, or want  to walk in Bernwood Forest, or just want to visit the best local fête by far, there is something  here for you!  Serious medievalists will find plenty to interest them. There are many photographs, some as early as c.1860.