Grid reference Centred SK 68903 70672 (259m by 178m)
Map sheet SK67SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Walesby, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Willoughby is Wilgebi in DB, Wylughbi juxta Walesby in 1325. (1)
The DMV of Willoughby Walesby at SK 689 708. (2)
The area surrounding Willoughby has been under extensive agriculture for many years and there are no surface indications of desertion. Walesby church (which is C13) makes no reference to Willoughby in its history. (4)
1978 AP shows earthworks at above grid ref. (5)
Morph: 61.1.1 Unknown Medieval Toft, 61.1.2 Unknown Medieval Trackway, 61.1.4 Unknown Medieval Pond. Group: Unknown Medieval Deserted Village (6)

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

DNR SF1024/23

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 64 (Published document). SNT670.

<2> DMVRG, 1962, Annual Report, App A,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.

<5> Riley DN, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1194.

Other Refs: 1024/22,23, 1023/25,26 (NLAP SK 6870/1,2)

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

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 64.
  • <2> Published document: DMVRG. 1962. Annual Report. 10. App A,5.
  • <3> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Riley DN. Air photos.
  • <6> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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