Monument record M4771 - Hermeston Deserted Medieval Village




Grid reference Centred SK 59053 88383 (510m by 179m)
Map sheet SK58NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Hodsock, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hermeston - listed as an accepted deserted Med village. (2)
Ground perambulation revealed no surface indications of desertion in the indicated area. Mrs Riddell (Hermeston Hall) has no knowledge of an early village and does not know the source of the name. To the S of Oldcotes dyke broken ground indicates former quarrying. (3)
Heremodestun: Heremods farm. Mentioned in the Pipe Rolls in 1166. (4)
A number of earthworks lie in land to the S of Oldcotes Dyke. A variety of irregular mounds and hollows lie on the slope that descends from the boundary with Hermeston Hall. A small wooded plot next to the stream appears to contain a large low mound. (5)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

2 colour print, CP 220-1 (F10/5), SMR

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

<2> DMVRG, 1962, Annual Report (Published document). SNT616.

Other Refs: App A

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

<4> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, p 83 (Published document). SNT670.

<5> TPAT, 1994, Village Earthwork Survey I (Published document). SNT1359.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <2> Published document: DMVRG. 1962. Annual Report. 10.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. p 83.
  • <5> Published document: TPAT. 1994. Village Earthwork Survey I.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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