Monument record M4218 - OSSINGTON VILLAGE




Grid reference SK 75999 64999 (point)
Map sheet SK76SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Ossington, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ossington is Oschintone in DB, and Ossington in the Feet of Fines, 1190- 1760. (1)
Ossington listed as a deserted village. Nothing visible on available APs (OS 1967). (2)
Site of deserted Med village of Ossington. (3)
There are no surface indications of desertion in the indicated area, the former park to the C18 hall is now under high crop. Holy Rood church is C18 and there is no evidence of an earlier building. (4)
See M5990 for Ossington Hall, M4245 for church.

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 195 (Published document). SNT670.

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

<3> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

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

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 195.
  • <2> Published document: DMVRG. 1962. Annual Report. 10. App A, p 5.
  • <3> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 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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