Monument record M5551 - Deserted village of Farworth, Blyth


DESERTED SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 63000 88999 (point)
Map sheet SK68NW
District Bassetlaw
Locality Serlby
Civil Parish Blyth, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The village of Farworth ... near Serlby Hall has disappeared. Not a vestige of the village remains, but bricks and stones from the foundations are occasionally ploughed up. (1)
Nothing visible in the vicinity of Serlby Hall. (2)
Farworth, known as Farwath in 1232 and Farewath in 1273. Farworth Green, a ford across the River Ryton, is in the Tithe Award of c 1840. The name is given to 3 or 4 fields due W of Serlby Hall. (3)
Grid ref approx - not drawn on map. See M 4876 for Serlby village, M 5550 for hall.

<1> Jacks L, 1881, The Great Houses of Notts, p 116 (Published document). SNT827.

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

Other Refs: 1954

<3> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, pp 98-9 (Published document). SNT670.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Published document: Jacks L. 1881. The Great Houses of Notts. p 116 .
  • <2> Aerial photograph: RAF. 1948 . Air photos.
  • <3> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. pp 98-9.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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