Grid reference Centred SK 71011 53607 (222m by 244m)
Map sheet SK75SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Southwell, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Possible Med village shrinkage in a large field S of Southwell gasworks. No discernable pattern. (1)
Easthorpe, the "east hamlet", was Estorp in the Registers of the Archbishops of York in 1227. It lay to the E of Southwell. (2)
An extensive stretch of shrinkage, doubtless the original hamlet of Easthorpe. Now rough pasture. Possible tenement divisions are visible on APs. (3) (4)
Morph: 197. 4.1 shrunken village (5).
See also records for chapels and hospital.

<1> EMAB eds, 1962, East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, p 23 (Published document). SNT156.

<2> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 176 (Published document). SNT670.

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

<4> OS, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT983.

Other Refs: 64/217/006-7

<5> RCHME, National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data (Unknown). SNT1470.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: EMAB eds. 1962. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin. 5. p 23.
  • <2> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 176.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: OS. Air photos.
  • <5> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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