Monument record M3105 - KNAPTHORPE




Grid reference SK 74000 58800 (point)
Map sheet SK75NW
District Newark
Civil Parish Caunton, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Knapthorpe is Chenapetorp, Chenatorp in DB, and Knapthorp in the 1310 Calender of Charter Rolls, 1903-27. (1)
Site of deserted (shrunken ?) Med village of Knapthorpe. (2)
Nothing suggesting a village can be seen on the available APs. (3)
No evidence indicative of desertion could be seen in the vicinity of the present community of Knapthorpe which comprises a single farm and a few cottages. (4)

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 184 (Published document). SNT670.

<2> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies, p 200 (Published document). SNT477.

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

Other Refs: 1966

<4> Seaman BH, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1252.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 184.
  • <2> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies. p 200.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: OS. Air photos.
  • <4> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1974. 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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