Site Event/Activity record ENT111 - Excavation of mound at Moorfield Farm, Oxton


Grid reference SK 62140 53390 (point)
Map sheet SK65SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Oxton, Newark



Organisation not specified





(Mound 300 yards west of the farm). A thorough exploration was undertaken in the summer of 1909. The mound was accurately surveyed and levelled, and operations were commenced on the 12th of July. A trench, 10ft wide, and running due magnetic north, was marked out from the southern circumference to and beyond the top of the mound. Excavations were continued for some days. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1909. TTS. 13. pp 160-63.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Mound to W of Moorfields Farm, Oxton (Element)

Record last edited

Jan 27 2016 11:21AM

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