Monument record M8082 - Covered Way, Wiverton Hall


COVERED WAY? (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 71404 36201 (134m by 198m)
Map sheet SK73NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Wiverton Hall, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A "covert way" consisting of a sunken road, the material from which has been made into banks on either side producing a protected way c 5ft deep. (1)
Earthworks - Med hollow way to former entrance to Wiverton Hall before 1645. (2)
A Med lane approaching the Hall from the S is still visible defined by 2 low banks. (3)
As described although the sunken raod has a max depth of 1.00m and ploughing is likewise biting into the edge of the mounument. There is a fair scatter of Med pottery around the monuments in the ploughed field. (4)
Morph: 231.7.1 post-medieval avenue. (5)
See M 1366 for manorial complex and cross refs.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

OS, 1:2500, Parish file

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.

JAP 54/24

<1> DOE, AM7 - undated, no author (Unpublished document). SNT52.

<2> Pickering J, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1148.

Other Refs: 7136/1

<3> RCHM, 1964, Newark on Trent - The Civil War Siegeworks, pp 27,45-6 (Published document). SNT1176.

<4> Samuels JR, 1987, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT1232.

<5> RCHME, National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data (Unknown). SNT1470.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Unpublished document: DOE. AM7 - undated, no author.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Pickering J. Air photos.
  • <3> Published document: RCHM. 1964. Newark on Trent - The Civil War Siegeworks. pp 27,45-6.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Samuels JR. 1987. AM107.
  • <5> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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