Monument record M4402 - Clowne Deserted Village




Grid reference SK 57999 73800 (point)
Map sheet SK57SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Welbeck, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An unlocated deserted Med village known as Clowne, approx above grid ref (site of "Clown Hill Plantation"). (2)
Not located. While discussing the site with Mr M Dalby, Keeper of Arts, Doncaster Museum it was suggested that this was a forest settlement and as such had no permanence. (3)
The village clearly takes its name from the river. Recorded as "Clune" in DB. (4)

<1> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

<2> DMVRG, 1964, Annual Report, App A (Published document). SNT617.

<3> JB, 1972, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT832.

<4> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 104 (Published document). SNT670.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <2> Published document: DMVRG. 1964. Annual Report. 12. App A.
  • <3> Personal comment: JB. 1972. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 104.

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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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