Monument record M4875 - Deserted village of Osberton, Worksop




Grid reference SK 62399 79999 (point)
Map sheet SK67NW
District Bassetlaw
Locality Osberton
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Osberton deserted village. High tax quota in 1334, but fewer than 10 households in 1428 and a 33% relief in 1434. Plague casualty ? Listed under villages with separate mention in 1316 and in the tax list of 1334. (1)
Present owner of Osberton Hall was away at the time of the visit. Inspection of APs of the district, and a cursory examination of the fields around Osberton revealed no traces of a DMV. (2)
Tithe map 1779 inspected (NCRO ?), shows Osberton Hall only; no field names available. (4)
See M 5525 for church, M 5526 for Osberton Hall.

<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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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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