Monument record M7879 - Rempstone Shrunken Village


SHRUNKEN VILLAGE? (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 57815 24448 (104m by 173m)
Map sheet SK52SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Rempstone, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Med deserted village. (1)
Bank, part of "ring of village" NWB enclosure award 1769. (2)
Earthworks, probably representing "back lane" and ditches and banks between individual crofts. (3)
Boundary ditches visible on APs. (4)
Many plots in arund the village contain earthworks of various types, including many probable building platforms, within the area defined by the "ring" (M21). (5)
Grid ref centred.
See M20 - church site, M240 - fishpond.

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

2 colour print, 6/37,7/9, (F48/7, 49/2), SMR

<1> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies, p 201 (Published document). SNT477.

<2> Barley MW, 1957, Nottm Med Studies, p 77 (Published document). SNT263.

<3> EMAB eds, 1961, East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, p 15 (Published document). SNT155.

<4> RAF, undated, Air Photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1160.

Other Refs: 27/8/1945 106G/UK734/4233-4

<5> TPAT, 1996, Village Earthwork Survey III (Published document). SNT1361.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies. p 201.
  • <2> Published document: Barley MW. 1957. Nottm Med Studies. Cistercian Land Clearances in Notts. 1. p 77.
  • <3> Published document: EMAB eds. 1961. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin. 4. p 15.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: RAF. undated. Air Photos.
  • <5> Published document: TPAT. 1996. Village Earthwork Survey III.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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