Monument record M808 - Saxondale Shrunken Medieval Village




Grid reference SK 68200 39900 (point)
Map sheet SK63NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Saxondale, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Deserted Med village of Saxondale. On APs nothing much showing except strip cultivation. Site apparently each side of A52. (1)
Saxenden 1086. This is probably from OE Seaxna denu, "Saxon's valley", denoting some isolated Saxon settlement in this Anglian territory. (2)
Earthworks include house platforms, terraced areas, hollows and ridge and furrow. (3)
See M5473 for site of church.

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.


Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.


<1> CUCAP, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT594.

Other Refs: LI67, LI68

<2> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 241 (Published document). SNT670.

<3> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: CUCAP. Air photos.
  • <2> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 241.
  • <3> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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