Monument record M843 - Colston Bassett Shifted Medieval Village




Grid reference SK 69399 33900 (point)
Map sheet SK63SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Colston Bassett, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Colston Basset, 695338, Chapel of ease built in present village, 1382. Map of 1600 showed no village near old church. Village merged or migrated. (1)
Nothing visible (2)
Colston Bassett is a substantial village and community; there is no adjacent shrinkage evident nor is there trace of desertion in proximity to the now disused church. (3) Colston Bassett is Coltune in the Domesday Book in 1086, and Coleston Basset(t) in the registers of the Archbishops of York in 1228. (4)
No evidence of village earthworks near the disused church (5). (6)
Grid ref approx.
See M842 for church site, M5438 for chapel.
Not drawn on SMR map.

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

<2> OS, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT983.

Other Refs: 68

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, pp 232-3 (Published document). SNT670.

<5> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

<6> Newsome SE, 2000, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1452.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Published document: Beresford M. 1954. The Lost Villages of England. p 378.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: OS. Air photos.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. pp 232-3.
  • <5> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.
  • <6> Personal comment: Newsome SE. 2000. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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