SHRUNKEN VILLAGE? (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 78076 44565 (224m by 186m)
Map sheet SK74SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Shelton, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Mounds opposite the Hall at Shelton. (1)
The above note probably refers to the area of disturbance ranged along the SE side of the village street, in parkland, at SK 7805 4455. This is typical village contraction. (2) Boundary bank at the side of the garden on the N-E side of the field. Ridge and furrow in the eastern half. Large hollow with a suggestion of terracing in front of the church. At the western end of the field is a massive raised terraced area, with a hollowed area to the west and a pond to the south. (3)
See M1600 for ice house, M1593 for church

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

3 colour print, 19/16-18 (negs F38/1), SMR

<1> Houldsworth HO, 28/01/1951, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT802.

<2> Seaman BH, 1972, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1251.

<3> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Houldsworth HO. 28/01/1951. OS Corr 6in.
  • <2> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1972. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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