Monument record M20 - St Peter in the Rushes, Rempstone


CHURCH (Medieval to Georgian)


Grid reference Centred SK 56603 24934 (108m by 80m)
Map sheet SK52SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Rempstone, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Rempstone Church once stood 1/2 mile to the NW of the present village with the name of St Peter's in the Rushes. (1)
C18 church built using stone from the ruinous St Peter's Church - location continued in use as a graveyard. A low, indistinct, grass-grown mound with a max height of 0.4m marks the site, part encircled by a boundary bank of similar max height. (2)
The earliest reference to St Peter's Church, Rempstone occurs in 1231. (3)
Excavation by amateur group 1962 revealed foundations (walls c 5ft thick, of sandstone and rubble). Finds of glass and tile fragments. (4)
See M61 for C18 church.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Corr, (4), Parish file

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

1 colour slide, RO Wood, 1979, SMR

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

4 colour print, 02894/10-12,12A 1987, SMR

<1> Beresford M, 1954, The Lost Villages of England, p 378 (Published document). SNT475.

<2> Harper FR, 1961, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT747.

<3> Godfrey JT, 1887, Churches of Nottinghamshire - Hundred of Rushcliffe, pp 221 - 231 (Published document). SNT715.

<4> Williams BCJ, 1987, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1427.

<5> Loughborough Echo, 13/07/1962, Loughborough Echo (Published document). SNT230.

<6> Thoroton Society, 1978, TTS, p 11 (Published document). SNT391.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: Beresford M. 1954. The Lost Villages of England. p 378.
  • <2> Personal comment: Harper FR. 1961. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Published document: Godfrey JT. 1887. Churches of Nottinghamshire - Hundred of Rushcliffe. pp 221 - 231.
  • <4> Personal comment: Williams BCJ. 1987. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Published document: Loughborough Echo. 13/07/1962. Loughborough Echo.
  • <6> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1978. TTS. 82. p 11.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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