Monument record M3098 - BURGAGE HILL




Grid reference SK 70499 54099 (point)
Map sheet SK75SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Southwell, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Oval earthwork on Burgage Hill (above grid ref). Also described as "on a hill to the NE of the River Greet and N of the town of Southwell". The plan was published by Dickinson. The S end was destroyed when making a sewer. Nothing now remains. (1) (2)
A shallow ditch visible at SK 707539 (L3343) which could be part of the E defences. (3)
No remains of an oval earthwork could be found on Burgage Hill. The ditch of (3) and "earthwork" on (4) both refer to an old road of no archaeological interest. (5)

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 304 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> Dickinson W, 1801, Antiquities historical, architectural, chorological, and itinerary, in Notts, pp 102-3 (Published document). SNT612.

<3> OS, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT983.

Other Refs: 67/208 152-3

<4> OS, 1967, 25in 1967 (Map). SNT1053.

<5> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 304.
  • <2> Published document: Dickinson W. 1801. Antiquities historical, architectural, chorological, and itinerary, in Notts. 1. pp 102-3.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: OS. Air photos.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1967. 25in 1967.
  • <5> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.

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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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