SHRUNKEN VILLAGE? (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 74785 47334 (74m by 69m)
Map sheet SK74NW
District Newark
Civil Parish Syerston, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Earthworks in the village of Syerston, appear to be shrinkage. House platforms, also extensive ridge and furrow. Visble on the ground, and also on high level APs. (1) Boundary earthworks defining smaller plots. Possible settlement (2)
Grid ref centred.

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

2 colour print, 21/3,4 (negs F40/4), SMR

<1> Bishop M, 15/10/1990, Letter to Coroner (Personal comment). SNT482.

<2> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Bishop M. 15/10/1990. Letter to Coroner.
  • <2> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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