About John de Wauton
A mill in Buckland is recorded in the Domesday Survey, when its value was stated to be 6/. 40 It was probably identical with the mill in Hartswood, parcel of the manor of Buckland, of which later record is found (vide infra). In 1268 John de Wauton and his heirs received a grant of free warren in his demesne lands in Buckland and elsewhere. 41 Guy Ferre re- ceived a grant of free warren in his demesne lands of Buckland in 1291," nearly two years before the formal grant of the manor was made him by John de Wauton. In 1350 a complaint was made by the Earl of Arundel that his free chases and warrens at Buckland had been entered by trespassers who hunted and took away the deer, hares, rabbits, pheasants, and part- ridges. 4 * In 1390 it was found that the manor was charged with a payment of 2</. yearly, then due to Richard Chamberlayn, who was custodian of the warren there. 44
HJRTSfPOOD, lying in the ecclesiastical parish of Sidlow Bridge, originally formed part of the manor of Buckland. The name occurs early in the 1 3th century, when John de Wauton, lord of the manor of Buckland, granted to Robert de Harts- wood, for his homage and service, a field called Rudene lying between the mill of ' Herteswode' and a field called Pegesull. 45 There is no further mention of this mill, which apparently fell into dis- use. In 1379 Jhn de Arundel, lord of Buckland,, received licence to inclose his wood of ' Herteswode,' and to impark 360 acres of land adjacent thereto.