Element record L10458 - Earthworks at Southwell


RIDGE AND FURROW (Unknown); TRACKWAY (Unknown); HOLLOW (Unknown); POND (Unknown); BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown)


Grid reference Centred SK 70764 53381 (275m by 379m)
Map sheet SK75SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Southwell, Newark


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Ridge and furrow in the south broken by a number of hollows. Two rectangular ones are 25 x 10 x 1m deep. A linear hollows run down the east side. A hollow trackway crosses the north side of the area, branching south along the road. Indistinct banks and an undulating surface marks the field north of the hollow track. Massive hollow runs alongside the main road. It is 5m deep and 25m across. It may have been a quarry, but also appears to have been used as a pond. There is a low, curving brick wall around the NW end, with an overflow drain. (1)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

5 colour prints, 20/11-14,18 (negs F63/6,7, F64/1), SMR

<1> TPAT, 1996, Village Earthwork Survey III (Published document). SNT1361.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: TPAT. 1996. Village Earthwork Survey III.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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