Monument record M4473 - Deserted village of Rayton, Worksop




Grid reference SK 61500 79299 (point)
Map sheet SK67NW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Rayton in Scofton listed under villages now lost, but linked with another village in 1334 tax list. (1)
An inspection of APs and an examination of fields around Rayton showed no traces of a DMV. The present Rayton Farm is deserted. The land belongs to Osberton Hall. The manager knows nothing of the village site, and Major Foljambe of Osberton Hall was away at the time of the visit. (2)
No change. (4)
See L 5527 for moat, L10719 for cropmark complex.

<1> Beresford M, 1954, The Lost Villages of England, p 377 (Published document). SNT475.

<2> Phillips AS, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1139.

<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: Beresford M. 1954. The Lost Villages of England. p 377 .
  • <2> Personal comment: Phillips AS. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <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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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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