Monument record M4495 - Deserted village of Normanton, Elkesley




Grid reference SK 65999 75500 (point)
Map sheet SK67NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Elkesley, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

SK 650748 - the deserted Med village of Normanton in Bothamsall, listed under "villages now lost, but linked with another village in 1334 tax list". (1)
Extensive perambulation and local enquiry in the proximity of Normanton Larches Farm (grid ref (1)), revealed no surface indication or local knowledge of an early village. Deep boring operations are now taking place in this area but the engineers report no untoward surface disturbance. (2)
NGR for Normanton Grange deserted village amended - as above. (3) (4)
Normanton is Normentone, "farm of the Norsemen", in DB. The former hamlet is now represented on the map by Normanton Inn. (5)
Nothing visible on available APs.

<1> Beresford M, 1963, Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn, p 377 (Published document). SNT476.

<2> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<3> MVRG, 1977, Annual Report, p 12 (Published document). SNT935.

<4> Unwin PTH, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1381.

Other Refs: local correspondent

<5> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, vol 17, pp 78-9 (Published document). SNT670.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: Beresford M. 1963. Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn. p 377 .
  • <2> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Published document: MVRG. 1977. Annual Report. 25. p 12.
  • <4> Personal comment: Unwin PTH. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. vol 17, pp 78-9 .

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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