Monument record M4167 - FISHPONDS AT EGMANTON


FISHPOND (Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 72115 68773 (134m by 115m)
Map sheet SK76NW
District Newark
Civil Parish Egmanton, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A quadrangular moat and portion of an outer fosse, surrounding 3 depressions, which it has been suggested were for water storage or fish ponds, possibly of Med date. (1)
Fishponds as on 6in sheet. About 7ft to 8ft deep, no water. No signs of any building foundations near. (2)
A typical Med fishpond complex completely dry except for a little occasional water along the W outer ditch and in the small southern annex. (3)
No change. (4)
A rectangular moat with a fishtank and sluice in the SE corner. The area enclosed contains 3 fishponds. The SW one has a sluice into the moat. (5)
Morph: 167.1.1 fishpond, 167.1.2 fishpond, 167.2.1 ridge and furrow. (6)
Earthworks. (7)
See M4161 for site of Old Hall.

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.

3 BW prints, RAF CPE/UK2009/2199, 2200, 2201, SMR

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 312 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> DOE, AM7 - undated, no author (Unpublished document). SNT52.

<3> Seaman BH, 1969, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1248.

<4> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<5> Hart CR, 1984, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT754.

<6> RCHME, National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data (Unknown). SNT1470.

<7> RAF, 1947, Air photographs (Aerial photograph). SNT2001.

Other Refs: CPE/UK2009/2199, 2200, 2201

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 312.
  • <2> Unpublished document: DOE. AM7 - undated, no author.
  • <3> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1969. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Hart CR. 1984. AM107.
  • <6> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.
  • <7> Aerial photograph: RAF. 1947. Air photographs.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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