Monument record M4471 - Deserted village of Clumber, Worksop




Grid reference SK 62699 74600 (point)
Map sheet SK67SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Clumber Ho is Clunbre, Clubre in DB. The stream name, Clun (now Poulter) shows that some Britons remained in the Forest and amalgamated later with the Anglian settlers coming up from the Trent. (1)
Forest Settlements absorbed in parkland - Clumber (above grid ref), Tax quota 6s relief, 1434, 68%. (2)
These minor settlements possessed neither manor house, church or permanence, and remains are virtually always non-existant. There are certainly no surface evidences of Clumber in the above suggested area. (3)

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, vol 17, p 106 (Published document). SNT670.

<2> Beresford M, 1963, Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn, p 378 (Published document). SNT476.

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> Riley DN, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1194.

Other Refs: 1637/26A

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. vol 17, p 106 .
  • <2> Published document: Beresford M. 1963. Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn. p 378 .
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Riley DN. Air photos.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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