Monument record M1847 - Woolsthorpe DMV, Lowdham




Grid reference SK 65500 46400 (point)
Map sheet SK64NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Lowdham, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site of deserted Med village of Woolsthorpe. (1)
Woolsthorpe (lost) is Vulvestorp c 1200. (3)
The fields in the area are mainly under plough. Perambulation revealed no trace of former habitation and enquiries of the farmer were negative. The name Woolsthorpe is unknown locally. (4)

<1> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

<2> DMVRG, 1962, Annual Report, App A, p 5 (Published document). SNT616.

<3> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, vol 17, p 172 (Published document). SNT670.

<4> Colquhoun FD, 1975, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT583.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <2> Published document: DMVRG. 1962. Annual Report. 10. App A, p 5.
  • <3> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. vol 17, p 172 .
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1975. Pers Comm.

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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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