Monument record M5078 - Deserted village of Plumtree, Harworth




Grid reference SK 63200 92300 (point)
Map sheet SK69SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Harworth, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Plumtree and Hesley (above grid ref) listed under villages now lost, but linked with another village in 1334 tax list. (1)
Nothing visible on available APs. (2)
(Hesley is listed as a lost village at SK 618957 - S Yorks) Site of deserted Med village of Plumtree - SK 633924. (3)
No traces of Med occupation were seen in the arable fields to the E of Plumtree Farm. To the N and W is permanent grass whilst the modern mining village of Bircotes has encroached close to the S. (4)

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

<2> RAF, 1948 , Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1163.

<3> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

<4> Seaman BH, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1252.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Beresford M. 1963. Lost Villages of England - 2nd edn. p 377 .
  • <2> Aerial photograph: RAF. 1948 . Air photos.
  • <3> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <4> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 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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