Monument record M7464 - Ford at Coningswath


FORD (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 65970 72069 (point)
Map sheet SK67SE
District Bassetlaw
District Newark
Civil Parish Perlethorpe cum Budby, Newark
Civil Parish Walesby, Newark
Civil Parish Bothamsall, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Conjure Alders. Most of the perambulations of Sherwood Forest begin at this point. It occurs as Cuningeswad 1155-65 … It is a purely Scandinavian compound, "king's ford". The ford carried the ancient road from Nottingham to Blyth across the Maun just after it had been joined by the Meden. The ford is now replaced by Conjure Alders Bridge. (1)
Conings Wath Ford or Conjour… (2)

<1> Gover, Mawer & Stenton, 1940, Place Names of Nottinghamshire, pp 69-70 (Published document). SNT670.

<2> Reynolds J, 1738, A Map of Thoresby Park in the Forest of Sherwood (Map). SNT2292.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Published document: Gover, Mawer & Stenton. 1940. Place Names of Nottinghamshire. EPNS. pp 69-70.
  • <2> Map: Reynolds J. 1738. A Map of Thoresby Park in the Forest of Sherwood.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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